Women, jobs and careers

Women think looking better helps their careers - More than half of women believe having a "better body" and improved looks would help them up the career ladder, a survey has revealed.

Women 'lose out on overtime pay' - Many women earn less than men in the same roles because line managers don't ask them to work overtime, a new study has said.

Unequal pay could cost councils - Local authorities in Scotland could face a bill of about £500m to settle backdated claims for equal pay from women workers in the public sector.

Graduates 'desire career change' - Almost three-quarters of recent graduates plan to change career by the time they are 35, a survey says.

Talks 'finely balanced' as BA works to clear backlog - Talks aimed at ending the row behind last week's walk-out by British Airways baggage handlers at Heathrow were said to be "finely balanced" last night as airline staff worked to clear the flights backlog caused by Thursday's wildcat strike in sympathy with sacked catering workers.

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