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Women lawyers believe they are paid less than male peers – Law Society’s Gazette

“Most women lawyers believe their male colleagues earn more than they do, research has suggested.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 10th March 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

40 years since the Equal Pay Act, equality remains a dream – The Guardian

“It is four decades since the Equal Pay Act came into force, yet men still earn more than women in nearly 90% of job categories, according to analysis by the Guardian.”

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The Guardian, 8th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bury Council’s equal pay claim appeal rejected – BBC News

“Hundreds of women working at a Greater Manchester council are in line for compensation after an equal pay case.”

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BBC News, 28th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Fox and others v North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust – WLR Daily

Fox and others v North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust [2010] EWCA civ 729; [2010] WLR (D) 169

“In order for there to be a stable employment relationship it was not necessary for there to be a succession of short term or intermittent contracts.”

WLR Daily, 2nd July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Coalition to stick with Labour’s Equality Act – BBC News

“The government is pressing ahead with Labour legislation which could require employers to disclose whether they pay women as much as men.”

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BBC News, 2nd July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

An unhappy anniversary for the Equal Pay Act – The Guardian

“Forty years on, the gender pay gap remains a yawning chasm. And with access to justice through employment tribunals loaded against the ordinary person, that is unlikely to change.”

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The Guardian, 7th June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Female Birmingham council workers win ‘£600m pay claim’ – BBC News

“Hundreds of female council employees who took their claims for equal pay to an employment tribunal have won their case.”

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BBC News, 27th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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