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Union Advice (11/04/15)

I heard from a number of readers from South Ayrshire the other day, all members of Unite who were advised by their trade union not to accept offers of settlement from the Council, presumably on the basis that their equal pay claims were worth more. Show More Summary

Divide and Rule? (17/06/15)

The feedback I have been getting from GMB members in recent days is that they are very concerned that their own union is adopting a 'divide and rule' approach to their equal pay claims against North Lanarkshire Council (NLC). And I can understand where people are coming from, I have to admit. Show More Summary

Divide and Rule?

The feedback I have been getting from GMB members in recent days is that they are very concerned that their own union is adopting a 'divide and rule' approach to their equal pay claims against North Lanarkshire Council (NLC). And I can understand where people are coming from, I have to admit. Show More Summary

Susan Sarandon: 'I'm So Excited These Days By The Fluidity Of Gender'

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

For decades, the world has known Susan Sarandon not just as a talented actress, but also an outspoken advocate for a wide range of women's issues, from reproductive rights to equal pay. Gender-related matters have always ignited a passion...Show More Summary

5 Best Social Messaging Apps

Chances are you are reading this on your smartphone. In your head you are also probably planning your day. Isn’t it wonderful, the number of things you can do at the same time and pay equal attention to each? The most complex organ in the human body is ofcourse the human brain and we quite The post 5 Best Social Messaging Apps appeared first on Donklephant.

North Lanarkshire Update

I received rather a strange email from a union member in North Lanarkshire the other day who said that she had been encouraged to join a union recently after being told that this was essential in order for her to pursue an equal payShow More Summary

Equal Pay For Women: 5 GOP Hopefuls Who Just Don't Get It

It was more than twenty years ago, but I still remember the eloquent words spoken by Hillary Clinton at the United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing. On that day, delegates from more than 180 countries heard Hillary say, "If...Show More Summary

NLC Update (15/05/15)

The picture regarding equal pay and the GMB union in North Lanarkshire is becoming clearer by the day and it does indeed seem to be correct that the GMB restricted the equal pay claims of its members to only three years, i.e. for the so-called protection period under the 1997 Single Status Agreement. Show More Summary

Mission Possible -- and Necessary, and Long Overdue

If we listened to corporate lobbyists and conservative politicians, we'd spend our time dodging imaginary chunks of falling sky. Make sure all workers can earn paid sick days? Higher wages and equal pay? Protections for pregnant workers...Show More Summary

North Lanarkshire Update

The picture regarding equal pay and the GMB union in North Lanarkshire is becoming clearer by the day and it does indeed seem to be correct that the GMB restricted the equal pay claims of its members to only three years, i.e. for the so-called protection period under the 1997 Single Status Agreement. Show More Summary

Pro-life vid of the day: Obama’s latest baby gaffe

by Hans Johnson Like a tree falling in a far-off forest, President Barack Obama committed another little-noticed and hypocritical political gaffe on the Life issue on National Equal Pay Day (ironic on its own given the White House’s record). Show More Summary

On Mother's Day , Meet The Press Highlights America's Lack Of Parental Leave, Equal Pay, And Affordable Childcare

From the May 10 edition of NBC News' Meet The Press: Related: Save The Children Report: USA Is 25th Best Place To Be A Mom

North Lanarkshire Update

I've received some nice messages and kind words about Action 4 Equality Scotland over the past few days including this one which arrived via Facebook. "Thanks Mark for everything you have done, there would have been no equal pay if it wasn't for you, the unions just tagged along because of you. Show More Summary

A New Book Looks At How Working Women Are Shortchanged

An Equal Pay Day protest—photo by the Australian Services Union. We all know that women across the United States make less money than men. But on top of that, the industries that employ majority women are also the most likely industries to lack basic labor laws. Show More Summary

Want Something? Just Ask

In honor of Equal Pay Day this month, I had the opportunity to facilitate a Lean In Facebook Q&A that reached 139,900 people on one of the more challenging sticky floors for women (and men in some cases). That sticky floor is calledShow More Summary

NLC Update (11/11/15)

I spent a fascinating couple of hours at the Glasgow Employment Tribunal the other day listening to the ebb and flow of the arguments in the so-called equal value cases, i.e. the equal pay claims brought by former APT&C staff in North Lanarkshire Council. Show More Summary

5 Ways Smart People Are Solving Income Inequality

Yesterday was “equal pay day day” which is supposed to represent how far a woman needs to work into 2015 to make as much income as a man did in 2014. While lots of people disagree with the premise that the difference in pay is based on discrimination (the Washington Post, for instance, gives the […]

This week at progressive state blogs: equal pay in NH, tax day in MI, sharia fears in ID, guns in VA

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Show More Summary

Sarah Silverman Apologizes for Fake Story on Equal Pay at Comedy Club

For Americans just learning of feminist comic Sarah Silverman, start with this: She’s not very smart. On Equal Pay Day, April 14, she issued an apology on Salon.com for lying in an equal-pay anecdote about a comedy club. Where were the...Show More Summary

Daily Fix: Republicans Didn’t Rise to the Occasion for Equal Pay Day and More News Stories

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The state of conversion therapy, campus sexual assault protests at Columbia, Marylin Zuniga and get-well cards for Mumia, an anti-trans bathroom bill in Nevada, abortion laws in Oklahoma, and more!

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