2014

Best Collective Agreement on sick leave - 10 December, 2014

The most favorable sick leave clause recently concluded is from Ghana, with 2 years of sick leave (one year with full pay and one year with half pay). This is one the most outstanding results from a global comparison between 362 Collective Agreements.

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WageIndicator third place in Living Wage Innovating Justice Challenge! - December 2014

WageIndicator Foundation’s “Living Wages in Context” wins third place in Living Wage Innovation Challenge at the Innovating Justice Forum of 2014! WageIndicator Foundation’s “Living Wages in Context” wins the third prize in the Living Wage Innovation Challenge, set by the C&A Foundation and HiiL. The Award was conferred at the end of a two-day Innovating Justice Forum at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands, which took place on the 25th and 26th of November, 2014. The Award and the Forum are meant to find, support, bring together, and improve Innovating Justice concepts all over the world and disseminate them further, in which HiiL’s network is instrumental in the promotion.

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WageIndicator Newsletter December-2014

WageIndicator.org - WageIndicator Newsletter December-2014

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Staggering Wage Disparities between Men and Women across U.S. and Europe -16 October 2014

The Monster Wage Index Report Finds That Men Earn 29% More than their Female Colleagues in the U.S.

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WageIndicator receives most votes for Living Wage Innovating Challenge -18 September 2014

WageIndicator's Living Wages in Context got the most votes in the Living Wage Innovation Challenge set by the C&A Foundation and HiiL.

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Political Party Manifestos and their Focus on Women's Rights -September 2014

Political Party Manifestos and their Focus on Women's Labour Rights in India, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Africa.

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WageIndicator Living Wage-approach nominated for Innovative Justice Award - September 2014

The WageIndiiator Living Wages are a fact based tool that brings realistic wage negotiations within easy reach and may help to avoid labour unrest. The system may be applied in all countries with a sizeable Ready Made Garment and Textile industry, such as El Salvador, Honduras, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Pakistan.

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Workers speak out against sexual harassment; LRW Media Statement, South Africa - August-September 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Workers speak out against sexual harassment: "When it comes to gender we are the last on the agenda;" LRW Media Statement, South Africa. Sexual harassment in the workplace can have a devastating effect on victims – and yet it is still not a priority for many trade unions and in many work spaces.

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Indian IT industry faces a gender pay gap of 29% - July 23 - 2014

Indian IT industry faces a gender pay gap of 29%. IT sector employs only 30% of women out of its total workforce Male IT worker receives gross salary of ₹ 359.25 per hour, female receives ₹ 254.04 per hour. Inequality reflection of men being in more supervisory positions than women in the IT sector.

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Launching of Automatic Compliant Form for Tanzania - June 23 - 2014

Press Release: Launching of Automatic Compliant Form for Tanzania. Partners: TUCTA, Labour Commissioner, and Wageindicator Foundation. Drawing from the experiences of Kenya and Ghana, Tanzania becomes the third African Country in the world to launch an online Minimum Wage Compliance initiative. These compliance forms will be offered for use to workers and employers of the general public on the website of Mywage.org/Tanzania.

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First of Its Kind: Complying with Ghana Labour Law Online - May 1 - 2014

Ghanaian workers will for the first time be able to use an online system to launch complaints on minimum wage compliance at their workplaces. This innovation is made possible by the WageIndicator Foundation-Netherlands with support from the Trades Union Congress–Ghana, Ghana Employers Association, National Labour Commission, Labour Department and Ghana Federation of Labour.

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New questions about ownership and control in 17 WageIndicator Countries - May 1 - 2014

The Wage Indicator Foundation, in partnership with the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard University, is pleased to announce the launch of a new survey module on worker participation in the ownership and control structures of firms. Building on the existing Wage Indicator platform, the module will be run in 17 countries around the world: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Slovakia, Sweden.

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Kenya first mover to comply with Minimum Wage online -April 2014

Kenya will see the world premiere of the online Minimum Wage Compliance initiative, launched by the world wide WageIndicator Foundation on April 9th 2014.

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