A recent post on gamesindustry.biz features a discussion about the importance of ensuring employees are paid fairly regardless of their sex. The post kicks off with mention of the Equality Act 2010 as the source of women’s entitlement to equal pay. Makes me wonder if one of the factors contributing to pay inequalities in the sector is the industry not having noticed that the right to equal pay has been around for almost 50 years.
And does any other sector really think that the BBC is a good example of how to handle the issue?
Better late than never, and good to learn that Women in Games will put women who might have an equal pay issue in touch with people who can help them. Unfortunately, the Women in Games search facility draws a blank on both ‘equal pay’ and ‘the gender pay gap’ – “NOT FOUND, Sorry, you are looking for something that isn’t here.”