Socio-legal case study considers the wave of equal pay litigation

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The Cambridge Journal of Economics has recently published an article which Sarah Fraser Butlin co-wrote with Professor Simon Deakin, Colm McLaughlin and Aleksandra Polanska looking at equal pay litigation. The paper (available here) is a socio-legal case study considering the recent wave of equal pay litigation and exploring the role of collective bargaining and litigation in advancing the equality agenda. The study explores the role of various actors in the litigation and collective bargaining and concludes that litigation may be a more potent force for social change than some recent accounts have suggested. The Independent has also reported on the study:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nowin-nofee-lawyers-become-surprise-ally-in-working-womens-battle-for-equal-pay-10093585.html