Union wins potentially important equal pay victory

Norway
The Equality Tribunal has ordered a local authority to award a female after-school service manager the same pay as managers in the technical services department. The case was pursued by Else Marie Nygaard with the support of the YS union and pay comparisons showed her receiving a salary that was between NOK2000 and NOK30000 (€2000-€3750) less than a manager in the mainly male technical services section. The decision could have important implications for pay levels in local authorities. [Read more at > YS (NO)->http://www.ys.no/kunder/ys/cms.nsf/%28$All%29/77F8B57861476FC3C125777500375210?OpenDocument]

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