Finland -Urgent need for equality plans to reduce gender pay gap -March 8, 2012

On the occasion of international women’s day, the public and welfare sectors union JHL released a statement urging all social partners to invest in the elimination of the 18% gender pay gap that persists in Finland. JHL states that women’s working conditions and wages should be specifically addressed in collective bargaining and furthermore calls for the implementation of the 1995 legislation obliging all companies of 30 employees or more to create and update equality plans.



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