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Iceland believed to be 1st country to make equal pay mandatory in public and private firms
A new law in Iceland is requiring all companies to prove that their wage practices don't discriminate against women, in what is thought to be a global first in the effort to reduce gender pay gaps. The law, which was passed with a large majority by parliament in June, took effect at the New Year. It seeks to erase a current pay gap between men and women of about 5.7 per cent that can't be explained by differing work hours, experience or education levels, as measured by Statistics Iceland. While other countries, and the U.S. state of Minnesota, have equal-salary certificate policies, Iceland is believed to be the ... (full story)