Equal pay: What is the extent of the problem?

Equal pay: What is the extent of the problem?
 

Carrie Gracie's resignation as the BBC's China Editor has highlighted the issue of equal pay and it got us wondering how widespread the problem is in the UK.
Equal pay means staff doing the same job must be paid the same amount - it is a legal requirement.
Remember that having equal pay does not necessarily mean that you do not have a gender pay gap. The BBC reported in October that its gender pay gap was 9.3%, but that may be because more men are in senior jobs than women.
The chart above shows the number of cases about equal pay in employment tribunals that have reached conclusions.
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8 January 2018 in Regional, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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