President Obama has outlined new plans to close the gender pay gap in the United States. Women still earn just 79 cents to every dollar earned by man. This comes nearly fifty years after the Equal Pay Act was passed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1960s.
If another recession is on the cards, then the news is not all bad for the HR industry. During the last downturn HR departments often grew in size as they were tasked with the organisation of redundancies.
The news from Paris this weekend, for once, was nothing but good. The vast majority of governments in the world reached a deal to work together to slow down climate change. The Paris pact aims to curb global warning to less than 2C (3.6F) by the end of the current century. President Obama labeled the deal as ‘the best chance we have to save the one planet we have,’ and labeled the deal, which was also signed by some of the world’s biggest polluters such as India and China, as a ‘turning point’ towards a low-carbon future.
Over 350 women and men from across the UK converged in London at the weekend for the first ever UK Feminista Summer School. This sell-out event, provided two days of training in feminist activism and marked a resurgence in feminist activity with some commentators heralding a new ‘heyday’ for British feminism . Delegates received training…
The average office worker will spend upwards of 40 hours every week side-by-side with their colleagues, sharing the best (and worst) of each other’s opinions, habits and lifestyle. David Liddle, Founder & Director of The TCM Group explores how effective mediation can save money as well as working relationships.