Members of the BBC Women group have welcomed a new investigation by a human rights watchdog over suspected past pay discrimination at the corporation, but added that the BBC still has a “very long way” to go.
A human rights watchdog has launched an investigation into “suspected past pay discrimination against women” at the BBC, it has been announced.
A human rights watchdog has launched an investigation into BBC pay practices over alleged discrimination against women.
Former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie has voiced frustration at the broadcaster’s delays in tackling a “secretive illegal pay culture”.
Women at the BBC continue to be paid “far less” than men for the same work, a report into equal pay at the broadcaster has said.
Women working at the BBC have branded the corporation’s treatment of female staff “disheartening and disrespectful” following a report into equal pay at the broadcaster.
The lawyer of former BBC editor Carrie Gracie has warned that unless the BBC makes radical equal pay reforms, it will erode the trust of staff, politicians, and the public.
Sandi Toksvig has praised Carrie Gracie and the 200 female journalists who spoke out against unequal pay at the BBC.
The lawyer who represented former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie in her salary dispute with the broadcaster has said women are “left in the dark” about their pay and face an ongoing battle against discrimination in a chaotic system.
Female employees at the BBC face an “incredibly long and frustrating process with no immediate end in sight” to have grievances about pay inequality addressed, Damian Collins has said.
The BBC is failing female employees who suffer under an “invidious culture” of discrimination against women, a report on pay equality at the broadcaster has said.
A report into the issues of gender equality and equal pay at the BBC is due to be published.
Former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie has described her fight for equal pay as “worse than breast cancer” – and said she believes she will never be given a major presenting job at the corporation again.
BBC stars have welcomed the broadcaster’s apology to Carrie Gracie – but said it was a battle that its former China editor should never have had to fight.
Carrie Gracie has said it is “always a relief when you can stop shouting” after reaching an agreement with the BBC over a dispute about back pay.
Carrie Gracie caused an enormous headache for the BBC as the most high-profile casualty of the controversy over the gender pay gap.
Journalist Carrie Gracie has said she wants the backdated pay she has received from the BBC to be used to “help other women win equality at work”.
The BBC has apologised for underpaying former China editor Carrie Gracie and reached an agreement over her back pay.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has hit out at the BBC after discovering that fellow Wimbledon pundit John McEnroe is paid at least 10 times more than her.
BBC director-general Lord Tony Hall has failed to inspire confidence the corporation recognises problems over gender pay disparities, shadow culture secretary Tom Watson has said.
BBC director-general Tony Hall denied there is an “old boys’ network” at the corporation as he addressed the issue of equal pay.
Head of BBC News Fran Unsworth has denied describing Carrie Gracie as “part-time”, saying: “I did the contract, I knew she wasn’t.”
BBC director-general Tony Hall has said the corporation did not discriminate against former China editor Carrie Gracie over her gender when it paid her less than men doing similar jobs.
The BBC’s former China editor Carrie Gracie became emotional as she told MPs she felt “angry” about what people were going through as they fought for equal pay.
Carrie Gracie has said that she is “desperately anxious” for the future of the BBC and has questioned whether it is able to report fairly on the issue of gender pay disparity.
The BBC’s former China editor Carrie Gracie has told MPs of her “shock” at seeing the salaries of her peers after insisting on “equal pay”.
BBC director-general Tony Hall will appear before MPs as the corporation faces further scrutiny over gender pay inequality.
The BBC has proposed a £320,000 cap on its news presenters’ salaries after an outcry over gender pay inequality.
Four male presenters at the BBC have accepted pay cuts following revelations over equal pay, the corporation has reported.