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Reforming equal pay laws

Abstract:

Despite 33 years of equal pay legislation, the gender pay gap remains stubbornly high. Multiple equal pay claims in the public sector have forcefully exposed the weaknesses, both of the Equal Pay Act and of the complaints-led model of enforcement on which it is based. This article argues that the equal pay apparatus is in need of radical reform. Single Equality legislation, due to be introduced in the autumn, is the ideal forum to do so. Substantively, it is essential to move beyond the curre...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/indlaw/dwn008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Industrial Law Journal Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
193-218
Publication date:
2008-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3669
ISSN:
0305-9332
URN:
uuid:8ac210d4-3f61-4de9-affc-8538c6512a14
Local pid:
ora:4596
Language:
English
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