Sunday, 24 October 2021

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Pooja Hegde opens up about pay discrimination in Bollywood

BOLLYWOOD: A known face of Bollywood Pooja Hegde has hoped that heroines would start getting paid as much as their male counterparts, adding that women pulling in 100 crore films need equal pay.  Having been disappointed about pay discrimination in the industry, the actress hoped the actresses would  be paid  as ...

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Gender equality at work more than 200 years off: WEF

GENEVA: Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe. The World Economic Forum (WEF) report said there had been some improvements in wage equality this year compared to ...

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Lady Gaga faced constant harassment

LOS ANGELES-GN: Lady GaGa was constantly ‘’harassed’’ when she began her music career. The 32-year-old singer-and-actress – who previously admitted to suffering from PTSD after being raped when she was 19 – claims it was the ‘’rule’’ to expect unwanted advances whenever she went into the recording studio, but when ...

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Penelope Cruz was asked about equal pay at Cannes

CANNES: Spanish Oscar winner Penelope Cruz said Wednesday that putting a firewall between acting and her private life – even when working with husband Javier Bardem – had put a stop to the “torture” of her early years in the industry. Presenting her new film “Everybody Knows” by Iran’s Asghar ...

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Councils yet to resolve long-standing issues with equal pay

GLASGOW: Implementing equal pay remains a challenge for Scottish councils, with around £750m spent on settling claims so far and nearly 27,000 cases still outstanding. The Accounts Commission reviewed how effectively local authorities have implemented the Single Status Agreement (SSA), introduced in 1999 to harmonise the pay structures of different ...

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