Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the International Women's Day

456 views

Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, addressed a message to the European citizens on the occasion of the International Women's Day on the actions taken by the EC to close the gender pay gap.
The EC had adopted a Recommendation asking Member States to improve pay transparency for women and men in a bid to help close the gender pay gap. The pay gap – the average difference between women and men’s hourly earnings across the entire economy – had barely moved in last years and was stagnating at 16.4% across the European Union.
Greater transparency in pay was an important part of tackling the pay gap, because it could reveal gender bias and discrimination in the pay structures of an organisation. This enabled employees, employers and social partners to take appropriate action to ensure effective implementation of the equal pay principle.
The Commission was recommending that Member States improved wage transparency through a ‘toolbox’ of measures, including allowing employees to request information on pay, reporting by companies, pay audits for large firms and including equal pay in collective bargaining. Member States would need to report back to the Commission on what action they had taken to implement the recommendations by the end of 2015.

Type: Message   Reference: I-087133   Date: 05/03/2014   Duration: 03:03   Personalities: Viviane Reding   Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ENGLISH, FRANÇAIS, DEUTSCH,
© European Union, 2014   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
To download, please log in



Related videos

18 Results
 1  of  2 
03:03 Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the International Women's Day
Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the International Women's Day
Ref: I-087133
Date: 05/03/2014
01:04 Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the Conference organised by the Spanish National Organisation of the Blind
Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the Conference organised by the ...
Ref: I-086364
Date: 13/02/2014
05:22 Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the 6th Estonian Women's Conference
Message by Viviane Reding on the occasion of the 6th Estonian Women's Conference ...
Ref: I-086363
Date: 13/02/2014
00:58 Trailer by Viviane Reding on female genital mutilation (FGM) in the framework of the International Women's Day
Trailer by Viviane Reding on female genital mutilation (FGM) in the framework of ...
Ref: I-076377
Date: 07/03/2013
00:54 Message by Viviane Reding on Board ready women
Message by Viviane Reding on Board ready women
Ref: I-075488
Date: 04/12/2012
01:11 Message by Viviane Reding on the proposal of the EC aimed at increasing gender equality in the boardrooms of listed companies
Message by Viviane Reding on the proposal of the EC aimed at increasing gender ...
Ref: I-075220
Date: 14/11/2012
00:51 Message/statement by Viviane Reding for a promotional clip
Message/statement by Viviane Reding for a promotional clip "Debate on the future ...
Ref: I-074880
Date: 16/10/2012
02:21 Message by Viviane Reding on the launch of the Public Consultation
Message by Viviane Reding on the launch of the Public Consultation "Your Rights, ...
Ref: I-073205
Date: 07/05/2012
18 Results
 1  of  2 
Video Player   Need some help?


You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Fri 16/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 29 September 2016, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
Fri 23/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: More than 750 European researchers, investors and policy makers will gather in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 28 and 29 September for the 2016 Digital Assembly (#DA16eu) to discuss the creation of a Digital Single Market in the EU.
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess, under the EU Merger Regulation, whether the proposed merger between Deutsche Börse AG (DB) and London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) would reduce competition in several financial market infrastructure areas.
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission has found that a Polish scheme supporting high-efficiency co-generators of heat and power is state aid but complies with EU state aid rules since it furthers efficient energy production.The scheme will run until 2018 with an annual budget...
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 Today, the European Commission signed two direct grants worth €600 million to support Syrian refugees and host communities in Turkey in the areas of education and health.
Wed 28/09
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 September 2016 Commission proposal for improved export controls would modernise and simplify system to respond to new risks. Today, the European Commission proposes to strengthen controls on exports of certain goods and technologies that – in addition to legitimate civilian applications – may...
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The Commission is today reporting on the progress made on the EU's relocation and resettlement schemes and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement. At the same time, it is outlining the steps still needed to be taken by Greece in view...
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 The European Commission is today proposing a mandatory Transparency Register covering all three EU institutions – the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission - delivering on a key transparency commitment of the Juncker Commission.
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 September 2016 What has the Commission adopted today? The Commission has today adopted a report evaluating the implementation of the Council Recommendation of 12 May 2016, which allowed five countries (Schengen Member States Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway) to continue carrying out...
Wed 28/09
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 September 2016 On 18 March 2016, EU Heads of State or Government and Turkey agreed to end the irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and replace it instead with legal channels of resettlement of refugees to the European Union.

Go to useful links page Useful links

Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page


Credit © European Union, 2016