University women paid less than men

7th April 2000 at 01:00
MOST universities are breaking sex discrimination laws by paying women academics less than men for doing the same jobs, research reveals. In a survey, the lecturers' union NATFHE found pay differences of up to pound;8,00 between men and women teaching the same subjects in the same institutions. It called on the Department for Education and Employment to ensure "top-level commitment and resources to tackle the problem".

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