This House of Lords Library Note presents information on a review to examine the progression of black and ethnic minority (BME) people within the labour market.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched their Power to the Bump campaign in May 2016. The campaign aims to highlight young mothers’ rights at work in an effort to tackle pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
Little or no consideration has been given to the gendered impact of “mainstream” EU policies. Roberta Guerrina discusses the gender dimension of the Brexit debate in a May 2016 blog for the LSE.
On 10 May 2016, BIS launched a call for evidence as part of the review into increasing progression in the labour market by people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds. The call for evidence will close on 22 August 2016.
In May 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published ‘Business and Human Rights: a five-step guide for company boards’.
In May 2016 Business in the Community, in partnership with Public Health England, released a free, online toolkit to help every organisation support the mental health and wellbeing of its employees.
‘Pay and Parenthood. An analysis of wage inequality between mums and dads’ was published by the TUC in April 2016.
ACAS produced guidance in April 2016 on managing sex discrimination at work. Sex discrimination is one of the most common forms of workplace prejudice, and is where employers and employees can struggle to understand the law.
This report by Dr Jackie Longworth presents a detailed analysis of data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings published by the Office of National Statistics.
A report by the Women and Equalities Select Committee says that the evidence shows the gender pay gap will persist unless Government policy changes.