Pay transparency in Europe: first experiences with gender pay reports and audits in four Member States

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In light of the limited action in many Member States to introduce or review gender pay transparency instruments as recommended, in November 2017 the European Commission announced the possible need for further targeted measures at EU level. This report reviews experiences in four Member States - Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland - based on their company-level gender pay reports and audits. Evaluations point to a 'bumpy ride' in terms of compliance - at least in the initial phase of rolling out the instruments in some countries - and highlight room for improvement in engaging employee...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Income; Gender; Policy

Keywords: Wage differential; Wage; Wage rate; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Europe; Austria; Denmark; Sweden; Finland

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2018

Physical description: iv, 18 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Christine Aumayr-Pintar, based on contributions from Anna-Karin Gustafsso, Anna Savolainen, and Carsten Jorgensen

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 131.654

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