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Female Managers………………….

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There are only three countries in the world where you are more likely to have a female than male boss, according to a new study by the International Labour Organisation: Jamaica, Colombia and Saint Lucia.

Britain comes in at number 41 out of 108 countries ranked according to their percentage of female managers, with 34.2 per cent.

The United States in number 15 on the list with 42.8 per cent while Algeria (4.9 per cent) and Pakistan (3.0 per cent) are at the bottom of the list.

Here are the 10 countries which have the highest percentage of female managers according to the International Labour Organisation:

1. Jamaica 59.3 per cent

2. Colombia 53.1 per cent

3. Saint Lucia 52.3 per cent

4. Philippines 47.6 per cent

5. Panama 47.4 per cent

6. Belarus 46.2 per cent

7. Latvia 45.7 per cent

8. Guatemala 44.8 per cent

9. Bahamas…

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Equal Pay……………for Men!

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Landmark case as 18 men win claim for equal pay with female colleagues

web-equal-pay-pa The 18 men – carpenters, plumbers and caretakers – took the University of Wales, Trinity St David (UWTSD) to an employment tribunal claiming they were being paid less than females on the same pay scale, such as secretaries and office workers.

Their bosses had insisted the difference was not due to gender but was because of changes in the men’s contracts. But in an unexpected U-turn, the UWTSD’s legal team told a hearing in Cardiff that it would no longer contest the case.

Tradesman Robert Cooze, 50, said: “We didn’t want it to come to this really but we’re glad common sense has prevailed. It’s been admitted that we have been discriminated against.”

It is believed to be the first time that such a large group of men have launched legal action in Britain claiming sexual discrimination.

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