To mark Equal Pay Day, I have written an article for LabourHame setting out how we can all play our part in closing the gender pay gap and delivering fair pay for all.
“Women are now working for free until the New Year, and earn 80% of every pound a man is paid for the same work. That is the stark reality facing the women of the UK as a result of the continuing inability of government to ensure equal pay.
“The gender pay gap was cut by a third under the Labour government between 1997 and 2010. Sadly, under the Conservative coalition in Westminster, and the SNP administration in Holyrood, that gap is once again widening.”
Read the whole article here.