WageIndicator Foundation 15 years

2015 - 26 - 27 - 28 August - WageIndicator Conference - Celebration 15 years of WageIndicator - (final program including presentations & pictures)


Conference material

WageIndicator Conference Reader

15 years of WageIndicator - Download the Conference Reader (pdf) 4.5MB , Online version


WageIndicator Youtube Channel Youtube.com/wageindicator
Magazine 15 Years wageIndicator Magazine.WageIndicator.org/15years
Pictures Lidia Lem Pictures 27 - 27 August 2015 (all) - Pictures 27 - 28 August 2015 (album)


Dress Code Shoes made in your own country!

August 27 - De Burcht

9.00 - 9.30 Coffee and registration
9.30 - 10.00 Plenary: Welcome to all participants 
10.00 - 12.00 Workshop - Documenting your (project) successes - By Tendayi Matimba, Karen Kammeraat. Social partner teams from Burundi, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda (French/English) - Powerpoint Presentation
10.00 - 12.00 Workshop  - Smarter Collective Agreements - By Dani Ceccon, Ernest Tingum. Teams from Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras. Hungary and Spain (Spanish/Portuguese) - Powerpoint Presentation
10.00 -12.00 Workshop  - From 1700 to  5000 occupations for Salary Indications - By Kea Tijdens. Global technical team Amsterdam, Bratislava (English) - Powerpoint Presentation
10.00 - 12.00 Workshop - Global helpdesk - By Paulien Osse. Teams from Belarus, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain and UK (English).
12.00 - 13.45 Lunch and welcome for all internationl guests
13.45 - 17.30 Plenary (English/French/Spanish)
13.45 - 14.00 Present your self - Introduction of the WageIndicator teams  - Moderator Paulien Osse
14.00 - 14.10 Welcome by Paul de Beer, director University of Amsterdam/AIAS, Chair of the WageIndicator Board - Celebration  15 years of WageIndicator
14.10 - 14.50  
Wages in Context - Moderator Dirk Dragstra
How shop stewards and community workers use living wages in South Africa - By Tomas Kabina - Powerpoint Presentation
How we calculate living wages worldwide? - By Martin Guzi - Powerpoint Presentation
How to make a bigger impact with WageIndicator's living wages? - By Jan Paul Grolle - Powerpoint Presentation
14.50 - 15.30 WageIndicator Debates:  why are they so cool, what is the secret - Moderator Karen Kammeraat - Powerpoint Presentation
Debates and Votresalaire ambassadors throughout Senegal - Barra Ndour
Debates and the efficiency in the employers' organisation in Tanzania - Patricia Chao - Powerpoint Presentation
Debates and the giant website Gajimu in Indonesia - Nadia Pralitasari - Powerpoint Presentation
Debates in Ghana, where employers and trade unions team up. What is the result? Mary Karimu, Charles Asante Bempong - Powerpoint Presentation
15.30-16.00 Tea Break
16.00-16.05 Treat Collective Agreements as a play with Lego Blocks - By  Dani Ceccon and Trade Union teams from Colombia and Guatemala explain
16.05 -16.15 The beauty of a Collective Agreement data base - By Kea Tijdens - Powerpoint Presentation
16.15-16.20 The WageIndicator Labour Law data base is the greatest hit -. By Karen Rutter and Iftikhar Ahmad - Powerpont Presentation
16.20-16.30 What did web-users like best over the last 15 years? - By Irene van Beveren and Fiona Dragstra - Powerpoint Presentation
16.30-16.50 Gender pay gap - can we inform the public with the help of WageIndicator websites? - Moderator Taisa Bandarenka
Dutch Trade Unions and the gender pay gap - By Desiree van Lent - Powerpoint Presentation
WSI and Lohnspiegel and the gap - By Heiner Dribbusch - Powerpoint Presentation
How a gender pay gap project tries to change the European world -  By Szilvia Borbely - Powerpoint Presentation
Can a website reduce the gender pay gap? - By Martin Kahanec - Powerpoint Presentation
16,50-17.25 Debate with Lena Olivier - (Linkedin), Nikos Askitas - (IZA) -  Moderator Martin Kahanec
Impact of WageIndicator websites in 80 countries. WageIndicator brings a full package: Minimum wages, living wages, actual wages, Collective Agreements, Labour Law. Is this enough? Should it be more or less to generate the  impact we want in the coming 15 years?
17.25 - 18.30 Drinks - Favorite music from all countries and  times
19.00 Dinner - De Burcht

August 28 - De Burcht

09.30-12.30 Workshop -  Documenting your (project) successes. Social partner teams from Burundi, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda (English/French) - Powerpoint Presentation
09.30 - 12.30 Workshop - Maternity leave on the agenda in Niger, brainstorm session with Dani Ceccon, Yacoubou Mamane, and teams from Burundi, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Rwanda, Senegal and  Spain (French/Spanish) - Powerpoint Presentation (French). Powerpoint Presentation (English)
09.30- 12.30 Workshop - The best and most effective Facebook campaigns in Mexico and Mozambique, Angelica Flores and teams from Argentina, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain and UK, (English). Powerpoint Presentation
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch

Workshop living wages - By Martin Guzi, Tomas Kabina, Jan Paul Grolle , Mary Karimu. With teams from Burundi, Colombia, Guatemala, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda. Trying to answer all questions that come up

Powerpoint Presentation Tomas Kabina, Powerpoint Presentation Martin Guzi, Powerpoint Presentation JanPaul Grolle

14.00 - 15.30

Workshop Gender pay gap - By Kea Tijdens, Szilvia Borbely, Martin Kahanec, Nadia Pralitasari, Ira Rachmawati  and team from Honduras, Desiree van Lent, Cristina Garcia Alonso. Trying to answer all questions that come up (the WITA GPG workshop)

Powerpoint Presentation Sziliva Borbely, Powerpoint Presentation Ira Rachmawati, Powerpoint Presentation Cristina Garcia Alonso , Powerpoint Presentation Desiree van Lent


Workshop Minimum Wages, the effect of publishing Minimum Wages online in India since 2006 and beyond - Khushi Mehta, Maarten van Klaveren, with sidekicks from Douglas Opio (Uganda Employers'), Callixte Nkurunziza (Burundi Employers'), Hunde Gudeta (Ethiopion trade unions), Charles Asante Bempong (Ghana Employers') and others

Powerpoint Presentation Marten van Klaveren , Powerpoint Presentation Biju Varrkey, Khushi Mehta

15.30 - 16.00 Tea Break
16.00-17.30 Workshop living wages (continued) - By Martin Guzi, Tomas Kabina, Jan Paul Grolle, Egidio Vaz Raposo, Mary Torgbe. With teams from Burundi, Colombia, Guatemala, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda. Practical solutions for online, and in debates (session 2)
16.00-17.30 Workshop Gender pay gap (continued) - By Kea Tijdens, Szilvia Boreley, Martin Kahanec, Nadia Pralitasari, Ira Rachmawati, team Honduras, Desiree van Lent, Cristina Garcia Alonso, Gender pay gap - solve together your questions. How we can solve national pag gap issues using the tools we have online/offline. (session 2)
16.00-17.30 Workshop violence at the workplace - By Karen Rutter  and teams from Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Netherlands, Tanzania and Uganda. What role national WageIndicator websites can play. Powerpoint Presentation Karen Rutter
17.30-18.30 Wrap-up of all solutions - Moderator Paulien Osse
  Presenter Documenting your successes - Karen Kammeraat
  Presenter Living Wages - Jan Paul Grolle
  Presenter Gender Pay Gap - Desiree van Lent
  Presenter Facebook Campaigns - Angelica Flores
  Presenter Maternity Leave - Dani Ceccon
  Presentor Violence at the workplace and WageIndicator sites - Hossam Hussein
19.00 Dinner and celebrations - 15 years of WageIndicator - secret place

The 6th Global WageIndicator Conference is powered by 

  EC-Progress program - WITA GPG
  EC-Social Dialogue Program - WIBAR 3
  CNV Internationaal (several projects in Asia, Africa, Latin America)
  Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  DECP - Enabling Social Dialogue
  FNV Mondiaal - Enabling Social Dialogue
  Oxfam Novib
  and WageIndicator teams
  A special thanks to the WageIndicator teams from Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands.