Tags: Gender

Gender quota wanted to break glass ceiling

Nearly three-quarters of female managers say they still face gender prejudice that prevents them achieving promotion, suggest a new report by the Institute of Leadership Management. In the survey of 3,000 managers one in three women claimed that their gender had hindered their career profession, rising to almost half among over 45-year-olds. Half of female…

Birmingham equal pay row still not resolved

Birmingham refuse collectors have voted to reject the council’s latest offer in the long-running dispute over pay and contracts. The bin workers have staged strikes and also been working to rule for several weeks over a pay dispute which unions said would see them lose £4,000 each per year. The latest strike was called off…