Irish policymakers to hear lessons from Iceland and Scotland for Ireland’s childcare sector

An online seminar taking place tomorrow, Thursday, 25th November, will explore how Ireland’s childcare sector could be improved by learning from the experiences of other countries. The seminar – organised by the WorkEqual charity – will hear a keynote addresses from Brynhildur Heiðar-og Ómarsdóttir, Secretary General of the Icelandic Women’s Rights Association. On 12 occasions … Continued

Reimagining Childcare Provision – The 2021 Campaign Seminar

As part of WorkEqual’s 2021 November awareness campaign, we are hosting the upcoming seminar ‘Reimagining Childcare Provision’, taking place online on Thursday, 25th November from 11am to 1pm. The seminar, hosted by founder of WorkEqual Sonya Lennon, will feature international guest speakers showcasing international best practice in public childcare provision and will explore how Ireland … Continued

WorkEqual releases research on public attitudes to gender equality for Equal Pay Day 2021

74% of people believe closing the gender pay gap is important and should be a priority for government and employers. That’s according to research released by WorkEqual today (08.11.21) to mark Equal Pay Day 2021. Equal Pay Day is the date on which women in Ireland effectively stop earning, relative to men, because of the … Continued

Our annual campaign on gender equality in the workplace kicks off today

Dress for Success Dublin rebrands as WorkEqual with focus on supporting women to find employment

WorkEqual launches campaign to improve workplace gender equality Dress for Success Dublin today (28.10.21) rebranded as WorkEqual to support women looking for work and those looking to progress in their careers.  Commenting today, WorkEqual CEO Angela Smith, said: “Dress for Success has made a huge difference to thousands of women over the past decade.  The … Continued

Contribution of WorkEqual to tackling the gender pay gap highlighted in Seanad

Launching the 2020 WorkEqual campaign

VIDEO: Politicians join forces to highlight Equal Pay Day 2020

#EqualPayDay ignites online discussion

From tomorrow, women in Ireland are ‘working for free’