The EU GPG in 2014: new statistics by Eurostat
The EU GPG in 2014: new statistics by Eurostat. For the economy as a whole, in 2014, women's gross hourly earnings were on average 16.1 % below those of men in the European Union (EU-28) and 16.5% in the euro area (EA-18). Across Member States, the gender pay gap varied by 25.4 percentage points, ranging from 2.9 % in Slovenia to 28.3 % in Estonia.
Italian Stability Law 2016: Maternity Leave needs to be included in the measurement of Performance-related Pay Elements
Italian Law 28 December 2015 no. 208 (so called Stability Law 2016) requires Italian companies to include mandatory maternity leave in the measurement of work attendance as far as the awarding of Performance-related Pay Elements is concerned.
From 2 weeks to 2 days: the proposal for an extension of mandatory paternity leave narrows in the Italian Stability Law for 2016
In Italy, an amendment to the draft of the 2016 Stability Law presented by the vice-presidents of the two Parliament Chambers (Valeria Fedeli and Titti Di Salvo) aims at introducing a 15-day mandatory paternity paid leave to be used by fathers within a month after the birth of their child.
Ten Years of Global Gender Gap: the World Economic Forum has published the 10th Edition of the Global Gender Gap Report
Since 2006, an extra quarter of a billion women have entered the labour force, and yet the annual pay for women only now equals the amount men were earning TEN YEARS AGO.