Parliamentary process key to future shape of controversial equality bill

Williams, Audrey
May 2009
People Management;5/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p34
The article discusses the gender pay reporting provision of the equality bill 2009 unveiled in Great Britain on April 27. Though the bill gives the secretary of state the power to order private-sector employers with at least 250 employees to publish information about differences in pay between their male and female staff, the government says it will not use this power immediately. Under the bill, employers are given new equality duties covering age, religion or belief and sexual orientation.


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