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Iceland is out to end its gender pay gap. Can the U.S. follow?

Iceland is the first country to enforce equal pay laws by placing the burden of proof on employers, not workers......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJan 13th, 2018

Equal pay is a must! Companies in Iceland can"t pay women less than men

Iceland in June 2017 put the onus of mandating the 'Equal Pay Standards' on institutions rather the employee filing a complaining about gender discrimination......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 5th, 2018

Equal pay! It"s illegal to pay women less than male peers in Iceland now

Iceland in June 2017 put the onus of mandating the 'Equal Pay Standards' on institutions rather the employee filing a complaining about gender discrimination......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 5th, 2018

While Iceland is the first country to outlaw the gender pay gap, the rest of the world is seeing a bigger divide than ever

Clive Rose / Getty Images Despite efforts to close the gender wage gap, it's getting bigger. Women now earn on average 57% of what men ea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

Iceland"s new law aimed at eliminating the gender pay gap places the country in stark contrast to the US

Alex Livesey / Getty Iceland recently became the first country to make the gender pay gap illegal. A new law in Iceland requiring companies to prove they pay men and women equally went into effect on January 1, 2018. President Donald Trump previously b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

Iceland is trying to close the gender pay gap by publicly shaming companies

A new law is supposed to publicly shame companies that have more than 25 employees and discriminate against women......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 4th, 2018

Iceland is trying to close the gender pay gap by publicly shaming companies

A new law is supposed to publicly shame companies that have more than 25 employees and discriminate against women......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 4th, 2018

It’s Time for America’s Catcallers to Be Punished

We should follow France’s example. Marlene Schiappa, France's secretary for gender equality under new P.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 6th, 2017

Tech: Facebook"s women coders face greater scrutiny

A Facebook engineer’s analysis has found that code written by women was rejected 35 percent more often than that of their male colleagues, but a Facebook follow-up attributed the rejection rate to the engineers’ rank, not their gender, The Wall Stree.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017

Nordic countries have a clever strategy to make sure men and women are paid equally

Kevin Lamarque/ReutersIn a world first, Iceland recently proposed a bill to mandate equal pay in both the public and private sectors, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2017

If Iceland's So Gender Equal Then Why Has It Such A Large Gender Pay Gap? - Forbes

ForbesIf Iceland's So Gender Equal Then Why Has It Such A Large Gender Pay Gap?ForbesHere is an interesting little conundrum about the gender pa.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 5th, 2017

Iceland tables Bill to make equal pay mandatory for men, women

Iceland ranks first on the World Economic Forum's 2015 Global Gender Gap Index.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 5th, 2017

If you want equal pay, move to Iceland

Other countries are taking the lead in closing the gender pay gap......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 9th, 2017

Iceland becomes first country to officially require equal pay

On International Women's Day, Iceland became the first country in the world to force companies to prove they pay all employees the same regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or nationality......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 9th, 2017

Iceland Has Become the First Country to Officially Require Gender Pay Equality

Officials plan to make the pay gap a thing of Icelandic history by 2022. While women’s rights activists marched worldwide to demand equal pay on Wednesday, Iceland celebrated International Women&.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 9th, 2017

Iceland would be the first country to make employers prove they offer equal pay

Getty Images/Spencer PlattLONDON — Iceland says it will be the first country in the world to make employers prove they offer equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, se.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 8th, 2017

In world first, Iceland to require firms to prove equal pay

Nordic nation will introduce legal standard designed to end the gender gap in compensation by 2022.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2017

Why Iceland"s women are leaving work at precisely 2:38 p.m.

Thousands of women left work at 2:38 p.m. in Iceland on Monday to protest the gender pay gap in the country.          Thousands of women left work at 2:38 p.m. in Iceland on Monday to protest the gender pay gap .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 26th, 2016

Women leave work at 2:38 p.m. to protest pay gap in Iceland

Thousands of women left work at 2:38 p.m. in Iceland on Monday to protest the gender pay gap in the country.          Thousands of women left work at 2:38 p.m. in Iceland on Monday to protest the gender pay gap .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 26th, 2016

Pakistan ranked 2nd-worst country for gender inequality

Iceland tops the list for the 8th consecutive year, followed by Finland in 2nd and Norway in 3rd place.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 26th, 2016

Rock stars, hall of famers and race car drivers: Who"s making real estate plays? (Photos)

One of the best ways to monitor the state of local economies is to follow residential home sales. Given that providing coverage of local trends is The Business Journals' sweet spot, we take particular note when bold-faced names begin to shake up the re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 28 min. ago