Equal pay settlement discussions with Glasgow City Council seem to be picking up speed after a slow and unpromising start. See the "Breaking News' post below and the update from Stefan Cross QC. Now it's early days yet and no agreement...Show More Summary
Stefan Cross QC published a post on Facebook the other day in which he poked fun at Glasgow City Council for trying to impose a ludicrous news 'blackout' over the long awaited settlement discussions on equal pay which get underway tomorrow, as everyone knows, including the dogs on the street. Show More Summary
I have been preoccupied in recent days with FOI (Freedom of Information) and the difficulties of getting a proper settlement process in place with Glasgow City Council. As regular readers know, dates are finally in the diary (thoughShow More Summary
Today is a big day for thousands of equal pay claimants in Glasgow. Because senior City Council officials have promised that long awaited pay information, which is required to allow serious settlement discussions to get underway, will finally be shared with claimant organisations by close of play today, Friday 3 November 2017. Show More Summary
Here's a message from A4ES which will be appearing in the Glasgow press in the days ahead. The text highlights the fact that because the Council's job evaluation scheme (JES) and WPBR pay arrangements are 'unfit for purpose' - existing...Show More Summary
Seven months ago, women marked Equal Pay Day—the day women had to work until in 2017 to earn what men did in 2016. The April 4 date was based on an average statistic—80 cents to the dollar—that lumps all women's earnings together. More...Show More Summary
It took Latina women in the United States until nearly the end of 2017 to catch up to what their white male counterparts earned in 2016.
In recent days I've reported that long awaited equal pay settlement discussions with Glasgow City Council are about to get underway. A4ES along with the other claimant organisations were asked to provide dates for an initial meetingShow More Summary
I promised the other day to share some some information about Job Evaluation (JE) and a potential way forward in Glasgow especially as the City Council seems to have no option but to replace its existing, cockamamy WPBR-based JE scheme. Show More Summary
I promised to say more about Friday's lively equal pay meeting at the Dixon Hall on the south side of Glasgow, so here are some other issues that came up on the day. Job Evaluation Glasgow's pay arrangements have been declared 'unfit...Show More Summary
Here's a message from A4ES which will be appearing in the Glasgow press in the days ahead.The text highlights the fact that because the Council's job evaluation scheme (JES) and WPBR pay arrangements are 'unfit for purpose' - existing...Show More Summary
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Happy Labor Day! Here’s a great piece on all of the pro-worker policies that Donald Trump has rolled back since he took office in January. Related posts: Ivanka Trump Is Fine Without Women’s Pay Equality Donald Trump Bans Transgender...Show More Summary
Today marks Equal Pay Day, when based non the disparity in pay between men and women, the latter are effectively working from free from now until the end of the year. It's an emotional topic, but what does science have to say about the...Show More Summary
On the same day that Donald Trump deemed National Women’s Equality Day, he rolled back former President Barack Obama’s processes to collect employer data on the earnings of women and minorities in comparison with their white male counterparts. Show More Summary
Days after issuing a bland statement supporting women's equality, the Trump administration halted a key equal pay initiative on Tuesday put in place by the Obama administration. The scrapped provision would have required employers to...Show More Summary
Pay equity advocates called the Trump administration's scrapping of a survey on pay equity a "blatant attack" on women and people of color. The post Ivanka Trump Is Sometimes for Equal Pay. Today Isn’t One of Those Days. appeared first on Rewire.
Days after issuing a bland statement supporting women’s equality, the Trump administration halted a key equal pay initiative on Tuesday put in place by the Obama administration.