Equal Pay @ 50: Equal pay and its challenges in modern times

NTU Newton Arkwright Building
Networking | Workshops

May 2020 will be 50 years since the passing of the UK’s Equal Pay Act (1970) and this event will bring together speakers and contributors from Academia, Local businesses, Trade Unions and leading Think Tanks to provide insight into the context of equal pay and its challenges in modern times.

We will particularly look at themes such as precarious work, leadership & gender representation, and lived experience at work. The scope is to discuss how individuals, organisations and the society responds to challenges related to pay equality and create a forum where real stories will be used to discuss current issues and future implications.

  • From: Thursday 27 February 2020, 9 am
  • To: Thursday 27 February 2020, 5 pm
  • Location: Bowden Room, Nottingham Conference Centre, Newton Building, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Monday 24 February 2020, 4.00 pm
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Event details

May 2020 will be 50 years since the passing of the UK’s Equal Pay Act (1970) and this event will bring together speakers and contributors from academia, local businesses, trade unions and leading think tanks to provide insight into the context of equal pay and its challenges in modern times.

We will particularly look at themes such as precarious work, leadership & gender representation, and lived experience at work. The scope is to discuss how individuals, organisations and the society responds to challenges related to pay equality and create a forum where real stories will be used to discuss current issues and future implications.

UFHRD Logo The Equality Trust

Programme

9 am

Registration and refreshments

Refreshments will be available upon arrival

9.30 am

Event opening and introduction

Introduction by the  Dr Stefanos Nachmias and Dr Ishan Jalan

9.45 amOpening Session by Professor Mollie Painter: Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab
10 am

Session One: Exploring current realities and myths

  • Lucy Robinson, Director of Resources, East Midlands Chamber
  • John Page, Fair Pay Coordinator, The Equality Trust
  • Anila Khalique, Business Management Consultant and Lawyer
  • Louisa Wass Griffiths, UNISON Regional Manager, Head of Local Government
11.30 amBreakout session led by Rich Pickford and Prof Paula Black, Nottingham Civic Exchange
12 pm

Lunch and networking

Hot lunch and refreshments will be served to all participants

1 pm

Session Two: Precarious work and Workplace insecurities

  • Associate Professor Maria Karanika-Murray, Department of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Huw Fearnall-Williams and Prof Ian Clark, Department of Human Resource Management, Nottingham Business School
  • Dr Emrah Karakilic, Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab, Nottingham Business School
2.30 pmBreakout session led by Louisa Wass Griffiths: UNISON Regional Centre
2.30 pm

Session Three: Alternative forms of work and equal pay

  • Dr Nadia Kougiannou, Department of Human Resource Management, Nottingham Business School
  • Dr Louise Oldridge, Department of Human Resource Management, Nottingham Business School
  • Jack Rendall, Centre for People, Work and Organizational Practice, Nottingham Business School
4 pmBreakout session: What next? Future directions?
4.30 pmClosing remarks and workshop adjourns

Booking information

This event is open to both the general public and NTU staff members.

Location details

Address:

Bowden Room
Nottingham Conference Centre
Newton Building
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

Still need help?

Dr Stefanos Nachmias
0115 848 2795