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Close the Gap is a partnership project that works to encourage and enable action to address the gender pay gap. We work with employers and employees providing information, guidance and support. Can we help you?
Taking action to close the pay gap in your company could boost productivity and protect your company from costly tribunal claims.
Equal pay makes a difference to the lives of working men and women. You can help make pay fair in your workplace.
For union reps
Fair pay is equal pay. As a workplace rep you have an important role to play in promoting pay equity for men and women.
Did you know …
67% of workers in the public sector in Scotland are women?
Close the Gap is a partnership initiative that aims to improve awareness about the pay gap.
CTG Working Paper 13: Women and Work: What comes next in a post-referendum Scotland? This paper aims to provide an overview of the implications for women and work in the context of the independence debate.
From our blog
RECRUITMENT-Close the Gap Close the Gap Project – Development Officer – 34 hours(Fixed Term to 31 March 2016) The STUC, the body that represents unions in Scotland, is seeking to recruit a Development Officer for Close the Gap, a partnership project with core funding from the Scottish Government. Close the Gap works with employers, economic development agencies, and trade unions to develop and implement strategies to close the pay gap between women and men.
- Enough is enough: why we all need to stand up to the gender pay gap http://t.co/OvIPv4ROgZ via @guardian 1 day ago
- RT @YWCA_Scotland: @closethepaygap @engender @ERSScotland @scotwomensaid Look forward to hearing how it went! Sad to miss out today - Kara 3 days ago
- Fantastic event on indyref today. Thanks @EngenderScot for inviting us to host a table on the labour market! @ERSScotland @scotwomensaid 3 days ago