Spain -Temporary workers’ wages 35% below average; female workers earn even less -July 02, 2013

New figures from the National Statistics Institute (INE) show that in 2011, temporary workers earned 32.8% less than employees on permanent contracts and saw their wages decrease by 1.4% compared to 0.3% for permanent workers. The report also reveals a significantly larger gender pay gap for temporary workers: female permanent workers earned 8.9% less than their male peers, whereas female temporary workers earned 32.4% less. Women form the majority of workers with low earnings (64%). The INE furthermore said third-country nationals earn 25% to 35% less than Spanish workers.

English: http://www.staffingindustry.com/eng/Research-Publications ...  

 

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