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Equality North East


This section of the website is used to catalogue definitions of terms used throughout this website. To select a word, choose the initial letter of the word below.

Glossary Terms beginning with the letter W :

  • Work of Equal Value
    When a woman claims that her work is of equal value to a male colleague, she will be performing different job duties but will be arguing that the work she does, in terms of the demands made on her, for instance, in terms of effort, skill and decision making, is of the same as that of the man and they should therefore be paid the same.