Equal Pay @ 50: Equal pay and its challenges in modern times
May 2020 will be 50 years since the passing of the UK’s Equal Pay Act in 1970, this event will bring together speakers from academia, business, unions and equality organisations to provide insight into the context of equal pay.
Organised by Nottingham Business School, at Nottingham Trent University, in partnership with the Equality Trust and sponsored by University Forum for Human Resource Development, and Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab (RSB Lab).
- From: Thursday 27 February 2020, 9 am
- To: Thursday 27 February 2020, 5 pm
- Location: NEWN38, Newton Building, City Campus, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
- Booking deadline: Thursday 20 February 2020, 12.00 pm
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.
Registration and refreshments
Refreshments will be available upon arrival
Event opening and introduction
Introduction by the Dr Stefanos Nachmias and Dr Ishan Jalan
|9.45 am||Opening Session by Professor Mollie Painter: Responsible and Sustainable Business Lab|
Session One: Exploring current realities and myths
|11.30 am||Breakout session led by Richard Pickford: Nottingham Civic Exchange|
Lunch and networking
Hot lunch and refreshments will be served to all participants
Session Two: Precarious work and Workplace insecurities
|2.30 pm||Breakout session led by Louisa Wass Griffiths: UNISON Regional Centre|
Session Three: Alternative forms of work and equal pay
|4 pm||Breakout session: What next? Associate Professor Zara Whysall, Nottingham Business School|
|4.30 pm||Closing remarks and workshop adjourns|
This event is open to both the general public and NTU staff members.