Political agreement on gender pay initiative

Sweden Sweden
Local government union Kommunal has welcomed the fact that most parties in parliament would support action on equal pay and a different approach by the National Mediation Institute. Until now the Institute has monitored pay developments with a view to ensuring that pay develops across sectors in line with pay in export industries. Consequently, it has said that it cannot take issues of equal pay into account. This may change now if the government reviews the remit of the Institute so that it can address the structural inequality that is one of the main blockages in closing the gender pay gap.
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