Sex Discrimination

Scope and Content

Unpublished material on sex discrimination legislation including papers from the office of the French Secretary of State for Women's Employment; 'Women in the Civil Service'; Rights of Women; National Union of Teachers; Trades Union Congress [TUC] and the Equal Opportunities Commission. There are also: manuscript notes on reports and publications re sex discrimination; and typescript notes on women workers in sex discrimination cases.

Photocopied articles [from the International Journal of Social Economics]:Jolly, J, Creigh, S and Mingay, A, 'Age Limits on Job Vacancies'.Robinson, O and Wallace, J, 'Wages Councils, The Equal Pay Act and Retail Distribution'.


'Patterns of Discrimination Against Women in the Film and Television Industries', Association of Cinematograph and Television Technicians, 1975

'Actualites du Travail des Femmes' No 25, Comite du Travail Feminin (Nov 1980) [in French]

'Statutory Instruments 1975 No 2048: Sex Discrimination - The Sex Discrimination (Questions and Replies) Order 1975', Her Majesty's Stationery Office (1975)

'Statutory Instruments 1975 No 1993: Sex Discrimination - The Sex Discrimination (Formal Investigations) Regulations 1975', Her Majesty's Stationery Office (1975)

'Statutory Instruments 1975 No 1845 (c.51): Sex Discrimination - The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Commencement) Order 1975', Her Majesty's Stationery Office (1975)'Equal Pay Act 1970: Chapter 41 - Arrangement of Sections', Her Majesty's Stationery Office (1970)

Pond, Chris (ed.), 'A Tax on the Poor' and 'Closing the Stable Door', London: Low Pay Unit, Jan 1982

Routh, G, Wedderburn, D and Wootton, B, 'The Roots of Pay Inequalities', London: Low Pay Unit, c.1980

For 'TUC Women Workers' Bulletin' No 3 (Mar 1983) consult TUC Library

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

'CIS Report', Journal of the Counter Information Services (Spring 1981) (ref 331.40941 WOM)

Report and recommendations of the Equal Opportunities Committee, c.1980, 'Equality for Women - Proposals for Positive Action' (ref 331.48133210941 BAN)

'Women in the Labour Market', London: Trades Union Congress, Mar 1983 (ref 331.4120941 WOM)

'Rights for Women Unit Newsletter', National Council for Civil Liberties (Jan 1983) (see journals)

'The Employment Act 1980 And Why We Must Fight It', London: Rights of Women, c.1980 (ref 344.01125 EMP)

Hurstfield, Jennifer, 'Part-Time Pittance', London: Low Pay Unit, Jun 1980 (ref 331.257 HUR)