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London magazine branch meeting: How can we address gender pay inequality? 21 Oct 2019


Monday 21 October 2019

18.30 start

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NUJ, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London


LMB Oct 2019

NUJ London magazine branch meeting:

How to tackle gender pay inequality

The revelations about stark pay disparities between men and women performing the same roles at the BBC have brought the issue of gender pay inequality to the fore.

The industry as a whole is coming under increasing pressure to respond. However, reports of companies’ gender pay gaps suggest there is still much to be done, particularly in the magazine sector.

Some journal and book publishers are among the worst offenders – with one company reporting a 40 per cent gender pay gap two years running.

What can employees do to take the issue up with management and what measures can be implemented to address pay inequality?

Speakers from the BBC and the FT will talk about their experiences, the approaches members have taken and how they have been able to make a positive change.

Members will have the opportunity to talk about pay inequalities and the gender pay gap in their workplaces, share ideas and get support to take steps to address it.

PLUS - workplace reports and discussion of motions and nominations for elected bodies for the union's next delegate meeting - DM 2020. Proposed motions will be circulated by email ahead of the meeting - please make sure your contact details including an email address are up-to-date and you can check and amend your personal contact details via log in on the NUJ website.

Please download the leaflet for the event, to print out, or email to colleagues and pin it on your work noticeboard.

This event is for NUJ members only. Please consider joining the NUJ if you would like to attend this event.

Further details and contact information

Caroline Price

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