Are Litigation and Collective Bargaining Complements or Substitutes for Achieving Gender Equality? A Study of the British Equal Pay Act

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Simon Deakin; Sarah Fraser Butlin; Colm McLaughlin; Aleksandra Polanska;
  • Publisher: Cambridge Journal of Economics
  • Journal: volume 39,issue 2,pages381-403
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/cje/bev006
  • Subject: litigation strategies | social rights | collective bargaining | equal pay

We present a socio-legal case study of the recent equal pay litigation wave in Britain, which saw an unprecedented increase in the number of claims, triggered in part by the entry of no-win, no-fee law firms into this part of the legal services market. Although the ris... View more
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