Close the Gap works in Scotland on women’s participation in the labour market.
We work with policymakers, employers and employees to influence and enable action to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.
Latest publicationsDisproportionate disruption: The impact of COVID-19 on women’s labour market equalityJoint briefing on women, caring responsibilities and furloughingAnnual review 2018-19Falling Through the Cracks: Women, COVID-19 and the gig economy
From our blog50 years on, what will it take to realise equal pay for equal work?Disproportionate disruption: New Close the Gap report shows women will be harder hit by COVID-19 job disruptionWomen, work and COVID-19: the stark implications for women’s poverty Are you a BME woman? Participate in an event to shape solutions to BME women’s inequality at work.
- On the 50th anniversary of the equal pay act, why are we still so far from equal pay? Today on our blog we take a look at how unequal pay happens, why it's still an issue & what employers & policymakers need to do about it closethegap.org.uk/news/… 1 day ago
- "The undervaluation of women’s work means that women are the vast majority of low-paid workers, not just in key worker roles, but across the labour market. This means that women are the majority of those living in poverty, which is a direct cause of child poverty." Today is the 50th anniversary of the equal pay act. Fifty years on we ask why are women still receiving unequal pay for equal work, and what will it take to address this inequality once and for all? closethegap.org.uk/news/… 2 days ago1 day ago by LivingWageScot
- Today is the 50th anniversary of the equal pay act. Fifty years on we ask why are women still receiving unequal pay for equal work, and what will it take to address this inequality once and for all? closethegap.org.uk/news/… 2 days ago
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