New research highlights problem of pay gap in private sector

Finland
A survey based on 17,000 responses from members of the Union of Salaried Employees found that on average women were paid €300 less than men when doing the same job and working the same hours. There was a pay gap at every salary level and the average rose in line with age reaching €1,000 a month by retirement. The survey indicates that various forms of maternity and family leave are important factors in limiting women’s career progression. [Read more at > SAK (EN)->http://www.sak.fi/english/whatsnew.jsp?id=33429&location1=1&sl2=2&ao=news&lang=en]

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