Gender Pay Gap Information in Ireland: Draft Legislation Published

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 16 July 2018
Roisin Lawler
LK Shields
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The gender pay gap measures the difference between the average gross earnings of female and male employees.  In recent years the gender pay gap has received increased attention - both in Ireland and internationally.  According to the latest figures published by Eurostat, the gender pay gap in Ireland was 13.9% - compared to 16.7% for the EU overall. 

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has said that Ireland is committed to tackling the gender pay gap and that pay transparency measures are part of a wider package to promote gender equality.

General Scheme of the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill

The General Scheme of the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill

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