Tools to dismantle the gender pay gap

The education department of the German trade union confederation DGB, together with Arbeit und Leben (Work and Life), which promotes lifelong learning, have developed a toolbox designed to help women obtain equal pay.

During a special ‘Day of equal pay at company level’, trade unions drew attention to the gender pay gap in their workplaces and launched initiatives aimed at a better distribution of wages.

“It’s our opinion that women in 2016 should make enough money and be secure enough to accomplish financial and economic independence,” says the union’s toolbox presentation.

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