Effects of Covid-19 on equal pay
Efforts to eliminate the gender pay gap have been going on for decades, with slow and sometimes painful progress. And the pandemic may have led to a backwards step, says Xenia Taliotis
Back in 1970, the Equal Pay Act (EqPA) was passed, finally prohibiting unequal pay and working conditions between men and women. The campaigners and strikers downed their placards and waited for the dawning of a new and fairer age.