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Application of the principle of equal pay for men and women for equal work of equal value, an assessment accompanying the European Parliament’s legislative own-initiative report (Rapporteur Edit Bauer, MEP) : European added value assessment - annex 3

Women across the European Union bring home 16.2% less than their male counterparts in the EU. This figure is more than just a statistic: it has real-life consequences for the women concerned, for their families and for society at large. The European Parliament firmly believes that reducing the pay gap remains a political priority. It is not only about economic empowerment, it is also a matter of social justice. This EU Added Value Assessment supports the European Parliament’s view and takes the view that reducing the gender pay gap, in particular by revising Directive 2006/54/EC, could be very beneficial, not only for individuals but also for society in general. It would help achieve inclusive growth and ensure economic and social cohesion and competitiveness, in line with the objectives set in the Europe 2020 Strategy
Table Of Contents
Report -- Annex 1. Social and labour market-related aspects -- Annex 2. European added value of applying the principle of Equal Pay for men and women for equal work or work of equal value -- Annex 3. Legal aspects
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (38 p.) :, col. ill.
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