Company bosses should be taken to court by UK's human rights watchdog over equal pay, MPs say

Mail Online | 7/29/2019 | Steve Doughty Social Affairs Correspondent For The Daily Mail
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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.

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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.

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They singled the EHRC out for its failure to act against unequal pay at...
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