MPs have demanded that the BBC urgently removes "discriminatory" pay practices and puts in place transparent pay structures to ensure that men and women are paid equally for comparable work.
Theresa May has said the government will bring forward a planned consultation on the use of non-disclosure agreements in employment disputes, following a Court of Appeal decision to stop the Telegraph naming a British businessman accused of the sexual and racial harassment of staff.
The UK's gender pay gap has fallen to 8.6% for full-time employees - its lowest level yet, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
In Matier v Spring & Airbrake Ireland Ltd, a Northern Ireland industrial tribunal awarded £3,155 for age discrimination to a jobseeker who was told that a prospective employer was "looking for a younger person".
In James v Coedffranc Community Council, an employment tribunal upheld an unsuccessful job applicant's age discrimination claim after an interviewer said "I've just noticed how old you are" and jotted down older candidates' ages on interview notes.
Hundreds of schools and nurseries are closed in Glasgow after around 8,000 workers began a two-day strike over a long-running dispute about equal pay.
A salesman who was called a "fat ginger pikey" by work colleagues has lost his claim for disability discrimination and victimisation at the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Updated to refer to the latest national gender pay gap statistics.
If women's menopause symptoms are not treated sensitively, employers can face increased risks of claims for sex and disability discrimination. Charles Wynn-Evans and Emma Zarb of law firm Dechert look at what menopause policies should address.
We talk to Penne Cecil Hutton about gender pay gap reporting and what steps employers are taking to bridge the gender pay gap within their organisations.
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