Eight thousand woman to strike over failure by council to settle equal pay dispute
Approximately 8,000 female employers of Glasgow City Council are to go on strike on the 23 and 24 October 2018 over their employer's failure to settle a long running pay dispute. The Council was refused leave to appeal a 2017 ruling in January 2018 but an offer has not yet been made to the claimants. The dispute surrounded the introduction of a new pay and grading system in 2006 with was aimed at ending gender pay inequality.http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=37068%3Aeight-thousand-woman-to-strike-over-failure-by-council-to-settle-equal-pay-dispute&catid=57&Itemid=25
Category: Employment » Equal pay; Industrial action; Local government; Sex discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.
Source: Local Government Lawyer.