Women Workers (Wage Claims)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort – in the House of Commons on 15th October 1942.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Kennedy Mr Thomas Kennedy , Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of disquiet in the war industries regarding Government policy on the wages claim of women employed in the engineering and other trades for equal treatment with men in view of the likely further comb-out of men in those industries; and whether Government policy will establish the principle of equal pay for equal work?