Open up to close gender pay gap
- Would transparency pay?Should employees know how much their colleagues are earning? For many organisations that could open a can of worms, says Jennifer Paterson. Paterson, Jennifer // Employee Benefits;Aug2012, p7
The article explores whether pay transparency is the best policy in the workplace. According to Chris Charman, director of reward, talent management and communications at Towers Watson, more equal workplace and more equal wages can be right approach for some employers, but it does not work for...
- The Power of Workplace Transparency. Stattler, Elaine // Managing People at Work;Feb2013, Issue 371, p6
The article reports that workplace transparency can be powerful in changing the behavior of employees during tough times.
- School for scandal. Aitken, Ian // New Statesman & Society;1/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 387, p12
Comments on British shadow health minister, Harriet Harman's decision to send her sons to selective schools. Defense of Harman for her decision; How the decision negates Harman's image as feminist and socialist; How Harman's choice of a Catholic and Protestant foundations suggests her conservatism.
- The old school lie. Rosen, Michael // New Statesman & Society;1/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 387, p24
Suggests that Harriet Harman's decision to send her son to a grammar school is diametrically opposed to the British Labour Party's position about education. Justification by Harman of her decision; Model school system proposed by Labour; Similarity of Harman's action with that of Tony Blair.
- A taxing question of strategy. // Music Week;7/6/2012, Issue 27, p2
The article presents the author's comments on a speech made by Harriet Harman, a British politician, on creative industries.
- Harriet Harman threatens private sector with compulsory gender pay statistics. // Personnel Today;9/30/2008, p2
The article reports that Harriet Harman, Women's Minister of Great Britain, threatens private sector with compulsory gender pay statistics. It is stated that the Government Equalities Office launched the 'post your pay gap' scheme in the third week of September 2008 to encourage employers to...
- Ministers split on benefit of mandatory pay audits. Millar, Michael // Personnel Today;9/19/2006, p3
The article reports that British ministers are disagreed over whether to make pay audits mandatory for businesses to see whether they are discriminating against female staff. Women's minister Meg Munn thinks the proposal was not part of the government's plans to close the gender pay gap....
- Good week for... // Personnel Today;7/1/2008, p4
The article offers news briefs related to personnel management in Great Britain. Research from the Universities and Colleges Employers Association has found that lecturer pay increased by at least 30 percent between 2001 and 2007. Pleas for greater rights for equality were made to equality...
- UK workers may get to decide on hours. // Human Resources Magazine;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p7
The article reports on the proposals that will give British parents the legal right to work part-time and choose their employment hours being drawn up by the government. The proposals, which are aimed at women, will also give parents the legal right to paid sick leave if their children are ill....