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News for Diversity and Equality Industry

Female worker from NatWest receives £150,000 from equal pay claim
Date created: 17/05/2019

After it emerged that a former female worker at NatWest was earning thousands of pounds less than male colleagues, Miss Williams was awarded a £150,000 pay-out... read more

Blacklisted trade unionists and construction firms in lawsuit over £55 million pay-out
Date created: 08/05/2019

After construction firms complied files relating to political and employment activities, over 1,100 blacklisted trade unionists acted against Amec Foster Wheeler. .. read more

Gender pay equality - legal chiefs should push companies into action
Date created: 02/05/2019

A gender diversity campaigner has suggested that corporate legal chiefs should make use of pay gap reports to encourage companies to handle gender inequalities... read more

Manifesto and Football
Date created: 25/04/2019

To make football a better sport for all to play and watch, The Times has raised a manifesto which ex-players, players, campaigners and several politicians have signed. .. read more

Black and Asian dancers have ballet shoes for the first time
Date created: 19/04/2019

Previously, the only colour ballet shoes available for black and Asian dances was nude, pink or cream. .. read more

Brunei shunned by some travel firms over laws allowing gay people to be stoned
Date created: 11/04/2019

A boycott of Brunei is gathering momentum because of its new law to stone gay people and anyone caught in adultery.. read more

‘Gypo’ memo gets music lecturer wrongly sacked
Date created: 04/04/2019

A lecturer at the Royal Academy of music was sacked after describing violinists of the orchestra as ‘gypos’. The tribunal ruled that the lecturer was wrongly fired and awarded Francesca Carpos a £180,000 pay out.. read more

Firms who fail to improve diversity need new laws
Date created: 29/03/2019

When it comes to diversity employers know that they need to up their game. The Confederation of British Industry reported in 2017 that 93% of people surveyed .. read more

Vodaphone staff who experience domestic abuse offered additional leave
Date created: 27/03/2019

After finding that almost 33% of their staff had experienced domestic abuse of some sort, Vodaphone groups has decided to offer all staff 10 days additional paid ‘safe leave’... read more

Report warns that an unfair share of trainee placements is given to white boys
Date created: 03/21/2019

The country’s equality body has said that an unfair share of trainee places is given to white boys and has called for equality to boost diversity in job training in the UK.. read more