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The Equal Pay Act 1970

Aileen McColgan

in Just Wages for Women

Published in print October 1997 | ISBN: 9780198265887
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191682995 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.003.0003

Series: Oxford Monographs on Labour Law

The Equal Pay Act 1970

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This chapter begins with a history of the Equal Pay Act 1970, which came into force on 29 December 1975. It then discusses the shortcomings of the Act, attributing its limited effect on the inadequacy of the legislation itself and, to a lesser extent, to the manner of its application by the courts.

Keywords: equal pay; women; labour law; Equal Pay Act

Chapter.  16607 words. 

Subjects: Company and Commercial Law

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