This Horror Film Exposes the Scary Reality of Classism in the Workplace

Campaign highlights the class pay gap and asks employers to address inequality

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As another Halloween passes, a terrifying specter is haunting the U.K. This is no ghost or ghoul, however: its presence is very real. The spirit stalking the country is classism, and it is holding many people back in their workplaces, according to an unsettling new campaign.

A horror film from the Department for Opportunities, the advocacy and campaigning arm of British nonprofit the Social Mobility Foundation, exposes the frightening truth of workplace classism and the class pay gap, in which people from working class backgrounds tend to earn less than their counterparts who had middle class upbringings.




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