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Use of equal opportunities legislation and earnings differentials: A comparative study

Document type Article
Author Jain, Harish C.
Author Sloane, Peter J.
Journal Industrial Relations Journal
Volume 21
Date 1990 09
ISSN 0019-8692, 1468-2338
Pages 221-229


This article traces the number of legal cases concerning gender, race and other forms of discrimination in the US, Canada and Britain where there is now up to a quarter of a century's experience. Substantial differences in the extent to which the legislation is used across countries and by different groups within each country are revealed.