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November 28, 2017
Frances Fitzgerald
28
Nov

Ireland’s deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald resigns

Ireland’s deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald has resigned, preventing a snap election. A no-confidence motion in Mrs Fitzgerald, Ireland’s Tanaiste, was scheduled for Tuesday evening in the Irish Parliament over Fitzgerald’s knowledge of a whistleblower controversy against a respected Garda sergeant. If the government had lost the vote of confidence, the Irish government could have...
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Working Parents's Returniship Plan
28
Nov

Aviva offering equal parental leave for men and women

Insurance company Aviva is offering equal parental leave for men and women, with six months’ pay, in a move praised for progressing diversity.  Mums and dads employed by Aviva will be offered the same benefits of up to a years leave, with 26 weeks of full pay. The company in a statement have stated this...
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Motherhood
28
Nov

Having a baby reduces young women’s career prospects, study suggests

Young women with university qualifications are as likely to be unemployed as young men with no qualifications, a study has revealed. The study found that educated women were as likely to be out of work due to motherhood or lack of suitable jobs. Young Women’s Trust’s study found that motherhood has a greater impact on...
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Angela Lansbury
28
Nov

Angela Lansbury: ‘Attractive women must accept blame for sexual harassment’

Angela Lansbury has said women should accept some blame for sexual harassment because they “go out of their way to make themselves attractive” to men. Speaking to Radio Times, the Murder, She Wrote star said that women must ‘own up’ and ‘sometimes take blame’ regarding harassment and abuse. “There are two sides to this coin. We...
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Easyjet female pilots
28
Nov

EasyJet’s male staff are paid 45.5 per cent more than female colleagues

EasyJet has revealed that their male staff are paid 45.5 per cent more than their female colleagues. It also revealed its mean and median bonus pay gaps, which stand at 43.8 per cent and 32.2 per cent respectively. The airline has blamed its gender pay gap on the disparity between male pilots and female pilots....
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colleagues connecting with each other featured
28
Nov

How to positively interact with colleagues

Working well with others is not only an important quality to put on your CV – it’s also demonstrably important for both your work team and yourself. Yet many people see it as a stumbling block in the way of efficacy and achieving personal goals. Here are some tips to increase positivity in your workplace...
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28
Nov

Key factors for employers to reduce gender pay gaps revealed

Six key factors for employers to help reduce their gender pay gaps have been revealed in a new study. Genuinely diverse recruitment, a ‘grow your own’ approach to talent, leading by example and an open, high-communications culture are key areas that employers can address to help eliminate gender pay gaps. The factors are a result...
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