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Where There Are No Grey Areas, There Is Fair Play: It’s Also True for Remuneration

In recent years, more and more employers have started to be concerned about the state of remuneration in their companies. They monitor the situation and, when they come across irregularities, they try to remedy them. This also applies to equal pay for men and women. A great tool is the Swiss Logib, managed and developed …

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ONLINE SEMINAR FOR PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY

In May, the 22% TOWARDS EQUALITY project, in cooperation with the Ontario Pay Equity Office, hosted an online seminar for professional community entitled How to Compare Equal Work and Work of Equal Value at the Workplace.  The Pay Equity Office then summarized the conclusions of the seminar on the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) website, highlighting …

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TRANSPARENCY IN REMUNERATION IS NEITHER A THREAT NOR A COMPLICATED ISSUE

One of the main causes of the gender pay gap is the fact that the situation is not transparent. Female and male employees do not know how much they can ask for in a certain position, and employers often derive their salary/wages from their previous payment grade. The solution to the situation should be the …

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COMPANIES ALL OVER THE WORLD TAKE ACTIONS ON CLOSING THE GENDER PAY GAP

The principle of equal pay for work of equal value is nothing new. On the contrary, it has been enshrined in the International Labour Organization Constitution since 1919. However, in the Czech Republic for example, the gender pay gap of around 10% persists for employees working in the same positions in the private sector.[1] “One hundred …

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LEADER TALKS: GENDER EXPERT LENKA SIMERSKÁ ON WHY THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS STILL FAILING WOMEN

Lenka Simerská is head of the Czech Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs’ Project 22% EQUALITY, which aims to eliminate the gender pay gap. She spoke with Dinah Richter Spritzer about the Czech Republic’s long-standing struggle to narrow the gap, which is among the worst in the European Union. In 2019 the Czech Republic ranked 21st …

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COMMISSION PROPOSES MEASURES TO ENSURE EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK

The European Commission has today presented a proposal on pay transparency to ensure that women and men in the EU get equal pay for equal work. A political priority of President von der Leyen, the proposal sets out pay transparency measures, such as pay information for job seekers, a right to know the pay levels for workers doing the same …

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB ? CALCULATE HOW MUCH YOU CAN ASK FOR

Coronavirus penetrates into all spheres of our lives and fundamentally shuffles the cards even in the labour market. It can be assumed that more and more people from the most affected fields, especially gastronomy, hotel industry and tourism, will be looking for new jobs in other sectors. And it is no secret that, to a …

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NEVER TOO LATE

Our project became a direct inspiration for a video by Alena Huberova, trainer, speaker, and coach. If you are an English-speaking woman working in the Czech Republic, you might appreciate her take on the issue. She also provides advice valuable to all women regardless of the market they work in. The “aha” moment for Alena …

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