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Why is equal pay for women so difficult to achieve?

20 June 2018 - 18:00 pm - 20:00 pm

Room K-1.56, King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

Come and discuss why, in spite of Equal Pay Laws and House of Commons Resolutions, there is still a gender pay gap in Britain - and hear an analysis of the recently gathered gender pay reports of large companies from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

History and Policy’s Trade Union and Employment Forum is holding a seminar at King's College London featuring:

Helen Glew, Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Westminster, who will explain the history of Equal Pay in Britain,


Sue Coe, Employment Head at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, who will analyse the results from the gender pay reports from organisations with over 250 employees.

Helen and Sue’s presentations will be followed by questions and discussion.  The event will end no later than 8pm.

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Trade Union and Employment Forum

Helen Glew, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Westminster

Sue Coe, Employment Head at the Equality & Human Rights Commission


18:00 pm - 20:00 pm

Room K-1.56, King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
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