Gender As Determinant Of Job Related Benefits In Organisations
The study investigated the problem of inequality in job-related benefits between male and female persons in organizations. Three hundred (300) government staff from various organizations in Anambra State, 150 male and 150 female workers with mean=34.79 years and SD = 33.58, served as participants. A 10–item questionnaire was developed to measure job-related benefits, four hypotheses were tested. Hypothesis 1 which stated that women get more leave days than men in organisations was confirmed t (299) = 4.75, p<.001. Hypothesis 2 stated that men get more letters of commendations from the management than women in organizations was also confirmed t (299) = 13.29, p< 001. The result t (299) = 9.24, P < .001 supported. Hypothesis 3 which stated that men get faster promotion than women of equivalent qualification and experience in organizations, hypothesis 4 which stated that men get more on the job training than women of equivalent qualification and experience in organizations t (299) = 9.35, p<001, was not supported rather the opposite was the case that women get more on–the-job training than men in organizations. The findings showed that there are significant discrimination, on the job training based on gender.