Employment Issues / In the News

Equal pay for equal work? Every little helps…

Not the same job, but a similar job. Adding the same value. Equal pay for equal work. When should people be paid the same and what are the criteria? Are women the only ones losing out?

The equal pay issue isn’t new, although it is in the news at the moment across many sectors and industries. From #metoo and Hollywood all the way through to your local supermarket chain, women are calling time on being underpaid and undervalued.

News that up to 200,000 people may have claims against supermarket giant Tesco hit the headlines last week and I joined the BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst to discuss what it means and what the impact might me on other retailers (from 1.00 minute in).

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