First among equals

Paton, Nic
February 2010
People Management;2/25/2010, Special section p19
The article presents information on Great Britain government's landmark equality bill that is scheduled to be enacted in April 2010 and will take effect from October 2010. The bill will bring together nine major pieces of legislation into a single act, including the Equal Pay Act of 1970 and the Sex Dicrimination Act of 1975. The bill requires private-sector firms that provide works for more than 250 people and the public-sector firms that employ more than 150 people to report on their gender pay. INSET: Sunderland University takes the lea.


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