The BBC plans to close the gender pay gap among its presenters and have women in half of its on-air roles by 2020, after a pay review found a 6.8% pay gap.
EasyJet's new chief executive is to take a pay cut to set his salary at the same level of that of his female predecessor, Carolyn McCall.
More than 80% of junior and middle managers believe that senior management teams do not do enough to promote gender balance, allowing a lack of action to cascade down across their organisation.
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at amendments to "cut red tape" made to the Equality Act by the previous coalition Government - which, in light of the harassment and inequality issues now being exposed on a regular basis, seem particularly ill advised and outdated.
With a record number of people aged 50 or older in employment, the Government and employers should ensure that working practices cater for the needs of older people, according to an age awareness charity.
The law should be strengthened to protect women from sexual harassment by third parties, as well as colleagues, a gender equality charity has recommended.
Companies that have high levels of ethnic and gender diversity across their workforce and at board level are more likely to exceed the average profitability margin, according to consultancy McKinsey & Company.
The gender pay gap widens as women get older because men "accumulate more experience than women" in their careers, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
In López Ribalda and others v Spain, the European Court of Human Rights held that Spanish shop workers' right to privacy was violated when a supermarket installed hidden cameras without their knowledge to monitor employee thefts.
There is a school of thought that new forms of digital technology have driven a new wave of sexual harassment in the workplace.
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