Discover our content for free!

Receive daily social, legal, European or international news by email

Great Britain: gender pay gap improvement threatened by the coronavirus (study)
Planet Labor, 28 May 2020, n°11964 - www.planetlabor.com

On 27 May, the highly respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) expressed concern that pressure on working mothers (employees) during lockdown could halt progress in reducing the gender pay gap. Throughout the crisis, mothers have significantly reduced their working hours to take care of their children and undertake household chores and in most cases are doing both at the same time. The IFS is warning both that this situation could perpetuate after the health crisis, and that mothers are also more likely to be laid off during the pandemic.

2539 characters remaining

Pour lire l’intégralité de cet article