Gender pay gap fall out brews as lawyer finds terms unenforceable

Gender pay gap fall out brews as lawyer finds terms unenforceable

Despite incoming legislation laying out that certain companies will have to reveal their pay data by the end of March, some legal experts are now saying that these companies cannot be fined if they fail to reveal their pay gaps.

The Gender pay reporting legislation says employers with 250 or more employees must publish calculations every year showing how large the pay gap is between their male and female employees. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission warned that employers who fail to meet their obligations could face “unlimited” fines and convictions.

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