equal pay


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equal pay

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the right of a man or woman to receive the same pay as a person of the opposite sex doing the same or similar work for the same or a similar employer
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COMPANIES that fail to draw up plans for ensuring men and women receive equal pay would be threatened with fines under a Labour Government, an MP says.
We reconfirmed our position that there should be no barriers to launching an equal pay claim, and no limits on where comparators can be found.
There used to be a statutory equal pay questionnaire procedure, under which employers were required to respond to questions seeking information on equal pay, but this was repealed on April 6, 2014.
In 1956 female teachers and civil servants were given equal pay to their male counterparts, but it was not until more than a decade later that the famous strike by female workers at the Dagenham Ford Factory led to the Equal Pay Act 1970.
Under the Equal Pay Act 2010, it is illegal to pay men and women in the same organisation different amounts for doing equal work, unless there is a justification for doing so.
The Mississippi House has passed a bill requiring equal pay for equal work by women and men.
Something needs to be done about it, otherwise that gap will keep growing: 21 percent of citizen account's registered users are women who are supporting their households, and they deserve equal pay - especially since that is the case in government jobs.
SCOTLAND'S biggest local authority have dropped their legal challenge to a decade-long PS500million equal pay dispute.
The ban is just the first step in larger changes that employers will need to comply with when the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 goes into full effect on Jan.
Council lawyers warned that maintaining 113 'leading hand' staff at their current pay grade could leave the city at risk of equal pay claims from other staff - and issued redundancy notices.
YWCA AUCKLAND CEO MONICA BRIGGS IS ENCOURAGING SMALLER ENTERPRISES TO JOIN THE CHANGE DEBATE ON EQUAL PAY, PROCLAIMING BIG BUSINESS IS TAKING ALL THE LIMELIGHT ON EQUAL PAY PROGRESS IN NEW ZEALAND, WITH SMBS SEEMINGLY SILENT ON THE MATTER.
EQUAL pay lawyers are again targeting Birmingham City Council staff in the wake of the latest bin strike - claiming the authority could be landed with another huge bill.

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