Finland - Women receive 83 cents for every male euro - August 31, 2018

A national newspaper reports on the issue of equal pay stating that women still only receive 83 cents for every euro that a man earn. The labour markets have compartmentalised most occupations by sex: there are men's jobs and there are women's jobs. Almost without exception ‘men's jobs’ are paid better than ‘women's jobs’. For example, a man who drives an industrial machine receives 800 euro per month more than a nurse who has required the same amount of training to do her job.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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