Close the Gap newsround (25)

This edition captures articles on equal pay claims, occupational segregation and issues related to the gender pay gap and its causes.

NEWS - General

The Scotsman

Edinburgh City Council agree settlement on equal pay dispute

Hannah McGill: Creative gender gap makes artists close ranks

STUC Women's Conference 2012: women and their priorities at work

Gender quotas plan postponed

The Guardian
High court rules: equal pay places local government at risk of claims

Women's economic empowerment offers a win-win scenario

Women who worked for Birmingham council win equal pay court fight

Soaring cost of childcare 'stops parents seeking work'

Boardroom pay survey shows persistent and large gender gap

Pension savings gender gap widens

Pay discrimination: the equality trap

Mind the gender gap

The Independent

Britain's women bosses face lifetime pay gap of £423,000

Cambridge News
Equal pay ruling 'may impact City'

BBC News
Birmingham City Council liable for £757m equal pay claims

Women's Enterprise Scotland
European Committee Opinion On Women Entrepreneurs

Fawcett Society
Fawcett warns of a 'backwards step' on equal pay

Gender balance reporting for listed firms broadens diversity debate

Reuters UK
EU delays vote on quotas for women in the boardroom

Management Today
The pay gap is still a heavily ingrained philosophy

Personnel Today
Top 10 private- and public-sector employers for gender and ethnicity

NEWS - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Guardian
Forgotten women of science win recognition online

Scotland on Sunday
Engineering giant training top managers to avoid gender discrimination


One Workplace, Equal Rights

Bargaining for equality seminar, Friday 30 November  2012, STUC, Woodlands Rd, Glasgow

This seminar is for trade union representatives on equalities in the workplace. It will provide information on reps can promote and support equalities practice in the workplace. To register and find out more contact the One Workplace Development Manager, Zaffir Hakim at the STUC or 0141 337 8122  

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