EOC recruits next generation to causeOn 12 Mar 2002 in Personnel Today Research by the Equal Opportunities Commission reveals that women graduatescan expect to be earning 15 per cent less on average than men before they reachthe age of 24. Julie Mellor, chairwoman of the EOC, highlighted the study’s findings as sheannounced that the EOC is joining forces with the National Union of Students toencourage their members to ask potential employers what they are doing aboutequal pay. “We know employers don’t set out to cheat women – most paydiscrimination is a hidden problem. That is precisely why employers need toreview their pay systems to make sure they are not short changing women.Employers aren’t taking steps to find out the truth about pay in theirfirm.” The EOC’s link with the NUS is part of its Valuing Women campaign, which iscalling for equal pay audits to become compulsory if 50 per cent of largeemployers have not carried out pay reviews by the end of 2003. www.eoc.org.uk Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.