#GAReads | Female BBC manager publicly declines promotion over pay inequality

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photo credit: Another Believer [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Female BBC manager publicly declines promotion over pay inequality”:

A BBC manager has publicly turned down a promotion after finding out she had been offered £12,000 less than a man doing the same job, threatening legal action against the broadcaster and suggesting the corporation is still struggling with equal pay.

Karen Martin emailed hundreds of BBC staff to announce she would no longer be taking up her role as one of the two deputy editors in the BBC’s radio newsroom, which produces material for broadcast to hundreds of millions of people on both UK radio stations and the World Service.

Read Jim Waterson’s full article at The Guardian here…