Company bosses should be taken to court by UK's human rights watchdog over equal pay, MPs say
| Steve Doughty Social Affairs Correspondent For The Daily Mail
7/29/2019 10:41 PM EST
Click For Photo:
Britain's human rights watchdog should wield its ‘unique’ powers and take firms to court if women are not paid the same as men, MPs said yesterday.
It should not fear investigating and fining firms and ordering them to change their ways over discrimination, they said.
Committee - MPs - Equalities - Human - Rights
An influential committee of MPs called for the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to be revamped into an equality police force.
And they severely criticised the quango for past lapses, saying it was ‘deeply concerning’ the EHRC shied away from ‘challenging’ large firms.
EHRC - Failure - Pay
They singled the EHRC out for its failure to act against unequal pay at...
(Excerpt) Read more at:
50 Top Stories Breaking Now!
Where The World Finds Its News - LongRoom News!
Wake Up To Breaking News!
What Not To Say at the Beginning of a Worship Service
A few weeks ago Jared Wilson wrote an article titled “3 Things to Be...
Marks of a Good Teacher: What are they?
What were the traits of your favorite teachers? Source: Year - Column - Properties...
Russell Moore on Pastor Jarrid Wilson's Death
This week I received the news that Jarrid Wilson, a beloved and talented young...
A La Carte (September 16)
Today’s Kindle deals include a few books from Crossway which share the theme of sanctification.
Integralism, the Pope, and the Emperor
As Christians wrestle with the problems of holding onto the faith in a time of...
Interstellar Comet: Here's Why It's Got Scientists So Pumped Up
Karen Meech wouldn't credit Comet C/2019 Q4 with good timing.
What a Waste! Frozen Poop Knives Are Crappy Cutters, Scientists Find
Scientists ponder a wide variety of probing questions in...
German industrial designer Luigi Colani dies at 91
Luigi Colani, a renowned German industrial designer, has died. He was 91.
NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing ('Star Trek: Discovery' Wins, Too!)
Click here for more Space.com videos...
Why Some People Have Endless Thoughts of Death. They May Be 'Existentially Isolated'
Feeling as though nobody gets you may be...
Beekeeper raises $45M Series B to become the ‘Slack for non-desk employees’
Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based...
Why Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams Are a Power Duo Worthy of the Throne
If you look back on Game of Thrones' epic, eight...
New Europe Sells Toronto and San Sebastian Film ‘Disco’ to Several Territories (EXCLUSIVE)
Jan Naszewski’s New Europe Film...
German Streamer Joyn Moves Into Original Content With Political Thriller ‘Dignity’
Joyn, the new German streaming service...
How to Watch the 2019 Emmys on TV and Online
Ready or not, awards season here we come! Now in its 71st year, the 2019 Emmys...
ACE Producers unveils new members, details of 2019/20 training programme (exclusive)
ACE producers has unveiled the 18...
Youngest Media, Headed By Former Endemol Shine Execs, Launches German Subsidiary
Youngest Media, the content studio led by...
Wondrous Vintage People Mover!
This elevator-like device is called a Paternoster and it is still in use in some countries...
Raccoons Keep Calm and Carry On!
These cute raccoons appear to be waiting to be fed with the front one looking to keep every...
Rare "Dumbo" Octopus!
This octopus fans out its tentacles as if showing off while having its picture taken!
Subway in 1905 - New York City, NY!
This short glimpse into the past reveals a time radically different from today.
This Turkey Gives Out Hugs!
This turkey has a great strategy for avoiding being a Thanksgiving dinner - just give another way,...
Tornado Coming in Laramie!
This classic stovepipe in Laramie is causing some havoc as it continues on its way looking very...
Welcome to Long Room!
Where The World Finds Its News!
Iran fired cruise missiles in attack on Saudi oil facility: Senior US official
New York Times updates Brett Kavanaugh piece to add that accuser did not recall alleged assault
Jean-Claude Juncker 'optimistic' as as he meets Boris Johnson for Brexit talks
Nike Selling Toronto Raptors-Branded Hijab
Flame-shooting machine ignites football field ahead of Titans vs. Colts NFL matchup