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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The council's cabinet member for the chief executive's directorate, councillor Phil Williams, said: "I am delighted that we have finally achieved equal pay status for all our employees.
Summary: Cooks, cleaners and dozens of other female workers in Britain have won a key equal pay ruling.
employees fighting for equal pay LOW-PAID workers at South Lanarkshire Council are determined to fight on in their struggle for equal pay as the council seek to review and appeal the recent decision of the employment tribunal.
NEARLY 1,000 women council workers including cleaners, carers and dinner ladies in the North West are to share a multi-million pound payout in a "historic" equal pay deal.
Governments must commit to equal pay for women as the latest figures show women continue to be paid 17.2% less than men and take an extra 63 days to earn the same average income as men each year.
TAXPAYERS face a whopping pounds 360million bill from NHS staff demanding equal pay.
The same question concerning attitudes toward "equal pay for equal work" was asked of two independently-drawn samples of male Taiwanese living in Taipei, the first time in 1963, and again in 1991.
The Fourth Circuit also held that the plaintiff's claim for back pay under the Equal Pay Act was taxable; however, the court found that the plaintiff's claim for liquidated damages under the Equal Pay Act satisfied the requirements of Sec.
The significant increase in women's work force participation following World War II, together with the attention directed to the issue by women's groups, has led to considerable international debate on the merits of equal pay. As a result, most industrialized countries have enacted equal employment opportunity and antidiscrimination measures aimed at breaking down the occupational and vertical segregation of women in the labor market.
This book examines the controversial issue of equal pay for comparable worth, which has been implemented by a number of state and local governments in the United States, as well as in other parts of the world.
Equal pay for equal work is a key component of the European Unions founding principles and documents.
A FUND-RAISING appeal is being launched to build a statue of Labour firebrand Barbara Castle who brought in a law to give equal pay to women.

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