Unequal pay for equal work. Whether it’s the gap between workers and managers, or between women and men, some people’s labor is worth more than others. What does this pay gap say about our society’s values?
Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws.
Women in Germany are still paid 21 percent less compared to men in terms of average gross hourly earnings. To highlight upcoming "Equal Pay Day," female Berlin commuters are being offered gender-discount tickets.
To highlight Germany's "Equal Pay Day," Franziska Giffey has called for action to eliminate the gender pay gap. Women in Germany are paid 21 percent less compared to men in terms of average gross hourly earnings.
The World Economic Forum has said that it will take 217 years until women have equal pay and representation in the workplace. It's the second year that the organization has recorded worsening economic inequality.
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