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) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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