Austria -Gender wage gap 23,4 percent -April 16, 2014

Statistik Austria has published a report that reveals that women are earning on average 23.4% less than men in the country, one of the largest gender wage gaps.

Statistik Austria has published a report that reveals that women are earning on average 23.4% less than men in the country, one of the largest gender wage gaps. The EU average of the gender pay gap was 16.4% in 2012. The Law on Equal Treatment forces employers to publish the average employee wage by occupational groups and gender, which gives women the opportunity to see if they should be earning a higher salary.

English: http://austriantimes.at/news/Business/2014-04-16/50742/Austrian_women ...  

German: http://www.statistik.at/web_de/statistiken/soziales/gender-statistik/einkommen ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.

 


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