Close the Gap produces a number of materials and resources that you may like to use to support campaigns or negotiations with employers around addressing women's workplace inequality.
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Conducting an Equal Pay Review: the role of union reps This briefing will give trade union reps an understanding of the role that they should play in taking forward an equal pay review.
CTG Working Paper 6: Invisible women, employment data collection in Scottish local government As part of a joint initiative with the STUC Women's Committee, Close the Gap conducted research which was intended to assess the impact of current public spending cuts on women's employment in local government in Scotland, and to determine whether the anecdotal evidence is indicative of a shifting pattern of employment practice.
Equal pay and pensions This briefing highlights some of the key areas where women lose out in the UK pensions system.
Older Women in the Workplace: Balancing work with care This briefing covers some of the issues affecting older working women with caring responsibilities.
Older Women in the Workplace: Equal pay and pensions: women's inequality in retirement This publication highlights some of the key areas where women are disadvantaged in the UK pensions system.
Older Women in the Workplace: Health and safety issues This briefing covers some of the health and safety issues affecting older working women.
Older Women in the Workplace: The benefit of experience: older women's access to skills development and training This briefing covers some of the development and training issues affecting older working women.
Prepare your daughter The campaign poster 'Prepare your daughter for working life' was to highlight the fact that even after 40 years of the Equal Pay Act there is still a pay gap in Scotland of 12 per cent.
Public sector equality duty: A toolkit for trade union reps This toolkit is designed to give trade union reps an understanding of the public sector equality duty as it relates to gender and employment.
Shifting the Balance: Exploring the trade union responses to tackling gendered occupational segregation This resource outlines the causes of occupational segregation and the impact that it has on women in the labour market and in education and training.