Financial Times Journalists May Go On Strike, and It's Because of the Gender Pay Gap

The long tail of the BBC report that revealed major pay differences between genders

If an organizing idea behind a union is solidarity, then the reason for a potential strike by Financial Times employees represents a strong expression of that idea. The possibility of a strike in this case arrives not because of new contract negotiations, but because of the inequities that currently exist, specifically in the difference between what men and women are paid at the publication.