Iceland - Gender pay gap illegal - January 31, 2018

Iceland is the first country in the world to make it illegal to pay women less than men. A Bill (amendments to the Gender Equality Act 10/2008) came into effect on 1 January 2018. The Bill that makes equal pay for equal work a must in the country - irrespective of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or nationality - was submitted by the Minister of Social Affairs and Equality and passed the Parliament with a vast majority in June 2017.

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