Pay equality

Women and men who are employed by the same employer are entitled to equal pay and equal terms of employment for comparable work of equal value. Pay must be determined in the same manner for women and men and that the criteria on which they are determined must not include any discrimination based on gender. Terms, in addition to pay, means pension rights, the rights to be granted a holiday, the right to pay during sickness and any other terms or benefits that may be given monetary value. 

When evidence is presented that a woman and a man, employed by the same employer, receive different pay or different  terms for equal-value and comparable work, the employer is obliged, if there is any difference, to prove that the difference can be explained by other factors than gender.

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