“I do not want any more money, that is not what it’s about,” she added.
“This will not resolve my problem. My problem will be resolved by an acknowledgment that my work was of equal value to the men I served alongside as an international editor.
“An apology would be nice.”
Gracie said she had no desire to “get into a fight” with male colleagues who were paid more than her.
“One of the things that’s made me sad is the tendency for this to turn into a comparison between me and the North America editor, and me and the Middle East editor,” she told MPs.
Your entire case rests upon such a comparison. You insist that you should get equal pay for the same work. So, how can we know if it’s equal work or not unless we compare?