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New law could force employers to reveal race pay gap figures

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Under new plans unveiled by British prime minister Theresa May to increase ethnic minority representation in the workplace, employers may soon be asked to release their race pay gap statistics. May said minorities often “feel like they are hitting a brick wall” at work, and she has launched a consultation to find out if reporting of pay gaps could boost representation. Public services such as the NHS, schools, armed forces and the police force will be asked to detail their plan to increase the number of BAME people in senior positions. May’s announcement comes after she was challenged by Labour MP Harriet…

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