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Women still underpaid and undervalued 50 years after passing of Equal Pay Act, TUC states

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

'Coronavirus has confirmed that pay inequality is still rife in Britain today,' trades union federation says
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50 Years After Equal Pay Act, Women On The Coronavirus Frontline Are Undervalued And Underpaid

50 Years After Equal Pay Act, Women On The Coronavirus Frontline Are Undervalued And Underpaid

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. When Tabitha, 50, began to show symptoms of coronavirus in late March, she immediately called the elderly residential care home in North Wales where she works night shifts to say she couldn't come in. “They told me that I had to show up,” she said. “They said I was pretending to be sick.” Tabitha felt like she had no choice - she was on a zero-hours contract, which meant she had no safety net to fall back on. Only days after being sent home for being too sick to work, she was unable...
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