Watchdog weighs in on pay

McHugh, Joseph
October 2003
Public Finance;10/31/2003, p14
Trade Publication
Reports that the British Equal Opportunities Commission has supported the Public and Commercial Services union in its efforts to stop the British government from overturning an equal payment judgment. Case background; Legal victory of the union against the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Refusal of the government to recognize that differential pay rates amounted to discrimination.


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