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Glasgow Equal Pay News

I said the other day that I would explain more about the staff groups who were deliberately excluded (by the City Council and local trade unions) from receiving 'Equal Pay - Compensation Payments' back in 2005. So here you are: Clerical...Show More Summary

Glasgow Equal Pay News

I promised the other day to share information on the blog site about the 'Equal Pay Compensation Payments' agreed between Glasgow City Council and the local trade unions back in 2005. So here's an extract from an official document that...Show More Summary

Ghastly Hypocrites

I've been preoccupied with the fight for equal pay in Glasgow in recent days, but I've finally got round to setting my thoughts down about Jeremy Corbyn. If the opinion polls are correct, a lot of people, particularly younger people,...Show More Summary

Facebook and Twitter

Keep up with all the equal pay news in Glasgow by following Mark Irvine on Facebook and Twitter - All you need is a mobile phone! Glasgow and Equal Pay (25/05/17) I received an email the other day from a reader in Glasgow asking if I could send out updates by post, for the benefit of people who don't have access to the internet. Show More Summary

Glasgow Equal Pay News

Glasgow City Council failed to respond within 20 days to my FoI request which asked for anonymised pay information about the practice of adding years to the 'leaving packages' of council employees, particularly those of senior officials. Show More Summary

The Glasgow Story

Given all the excitement of the past few days, I am republishing some of my recent posts to the blog site about the fight for equal pay in Glasgow City Council. Now this Glasgow story involves 'goodies' and 'baddies', spineless unions,...Show More Summary

Glasgow Equal Pay News

Keep up with all the equal pay news in Glasgow by following me on Facebook and Twitter - All you need is a mobile phone! Glasgow and Equal Pay (25/05/17) I received an email the other day from a reader in Glasgow asking if I could send out updates by post, for the benefit of people who don't have access to the internet. Show More Summary

Track Records and Equal Pay

I'll have more to say in the next few days about the role the trade unions have played in the long fight for equal pay in Glasgow - for the most part it's awful one, if you ask me. But council workers in Glasgow are not fooled by the...Show More Summary

Glasgow and Equal Pay

I received an email the other day from a reader in Glasgow asking if I could send out updates by post, for the benefit of people who don't have access to the internet. Here's what I said in reply: Hi Ann I update my blog site several...Show More Summary

Glasgow Equal Pay Claims

I've had a big response to my post the other day about equal pay claims in Glasgow City Council and h ere's what one reader had to say. Hi Mark On reading your post about the equal pay for home carers I would very much like for you to take on my case. Show More Summary

Glasgow MSPs and MPs

Polling Day in the local council elections in on Thursday and on the subject of equal pay the two big parties are like 'chalk and cheese'. While the leader of the SNP Group Cllr Susan Aitken set out the views of her party on this long standing issue, Labour's Frank McAveety couldn't even take the trouble to explain or defend his own corner. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Can Australia Make Me Pay Traffic Fines If I Live Overseas?

Dear Lifehacker, I live in the USA. I was driving in Australia last Autumn and got four tickets in the course of one day from highway cameras equalling $1000 in fines. I can't afford to pay this, so I haven't. Is there any recourse that the AU government can take against me back in the USA? More »      

Glasgow MSPs and MPs

Polling day for the local council elections is on Thursday (4th May) and another Glasgow politician has been in touch with a message of support regarding the long standing fight for equal pay with the City Council. "Glasgow City Council...Show More Summary

Glasgow - Court of Session

Regular readers will recall that the Court of Session, Scotland's highest civil court, is due to deal with the outstanding equal pay claims involving Glasgow City Council. In the days leading up to the local council elections on Thursday 4th May 2017. Show More Summary

3 Million and Counting

The blog site racked up 3 million visitors the other day. Not bad for something that started as a sideline in the fight for equal pay, but evolved over time into a crucial tool for spreading the word and keeping people informed. I don't...Show More Summary

Women: Learn how to get what you deserve at work!

Women in the workplace. It’s a hot topic these days. Maternity leave and equal pay. Being pulled in different directions. Leaning in. Climbing ladders. Breaking ceilings. Some interesting facts about women and work: More women are getting 4-year degrees and […]

#20PercentCounts: A Nation Comes Together in Support of Equal Pay

#20PercentCounts Three months and four days. This is how much longer, on average, women in the United States had to work to make what their male counterparts did over the  last year; Women in the United States had to work all of 2016 plus up until April 4 th, 2017 to catch up to what men earned in 2016. Show More Summary

Compare and Contrast

By way of contrast to Labour 's abject silence on the issue of equal pay - here's what the leader of the SNP Group, Cllr Susan Aitken, had to say on the subject via Twitter the other day. I imagine Frank McAveety's going to regret saying...Show More Summary

The Radicalism of ‘Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day, which publicizes the 80 cents earned by women for every dollar earned by men, lost some steam once critics began pointing out that even its promoters pay their female employees less than their male employees. Perhaps most...Show More Summary

US says pay discrimination against women at Google is ‘extreme,’ a charge it denies

In an ongoing investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor has accused Google Inc. of paying its female employees less than its male counterparts. A week after Equal Pay Day in the U.S. and reports surfacing that suggest the tech industry...Show More Summary

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