Equal pay

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Female directors wait longer than men for their big break, report reveals
A huge equality gap in top jobs and pay has been highlighted between women TV documentary-makers and male colleagues

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Statue of pioneering MP Barbara Castle joins recent memorials to prominent British women
Depiction of veteran Labour MP latest in series of sculptures of significant women, including Diana Princess of Wales

Vanessa Thorpe

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Morrison government failing women with lack of action on gender inequality in workforce, ACTU says
Economic recovery from pandemic should provide opportunity to provide more secure work, safer workplaces and equal rights for women, Michele O’Neil says

Amy Remeikis

19, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Black women are lowballed and overlooked at work. It’s time to pay us what we’re worth | Chandra Thomas Whitfield
It takes Black women in the US 19 months to earn what a white man makes in a year.

Chandra Thomas Whitfield

03, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK policies on tackling runaway CEO pay have backfired, says Vince Cable
Ex-minister says measures ‘do not tell us about fairness culture’ in a company and may have widened the gap

Jillian Ambrose

07, Apr, 2021 @4:46 PM

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'You want full stadiums? We filled them': Rapinoe testifies to Congress on equal pay
Megan Rapinoe has taken her fight for equal pay to Congress as she testified in front of a committee examining ‘the economic harm caused by longstanding gender inequalities’

Tom Lutz

24, Mar, 2021 @3:28 PM

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How can women get equality? Strike!
The domestic burden – heavier in lockdown – falls mainly on female shoulders, yet Iceland’s housewives showed change is possible

Sally Howard

14, Mar, 2021 @9:10 AM

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We can stop to take pride on International Women's Day – but only for a moment | Polly Toynbee
The fight for equality has come a long way since I started work in 1968. But we’re not there yet, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

08, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Low Pay Commission to review minimum wage exemption for domestic staff
Exemption originally applied to workers such as au pairs but was often applied to live-in servants

Sarah Butler

07, Mar, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Guilt and fury: how Covid brought mothers to breaking point
The pandemic shattered the fragile jigsaw of support that allowed women with children to work. Radical action is necessary to prevent rights backsliding

Natasha Walter

28, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Care workers and cleaners of Dundee in fight for equal pay
‘She Town’ women have a proud industrial history. But they are facing a new struggle that is driving them into early retirement

Eve Livingston

20, Feb, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Top UK bosses are paid 115 times more than average worker, analysis finds
Vast gap in earnings described as ‘unfair’ and ‘repugnant’ by trade union leaders

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

06, Jan, 2021 @6:01 AM

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