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Original name: Lov (Nr 899 af 2008) om lige løn til mænd og kvinder.
Name: The Equal Pay Act (No. 899 of 2008).
Country: Denmark
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-09-05
Entry into force:
ISN: DNK-2008-L-84692
Bibliography: Act online in Danish Act online in Danish Ministry of Employment, www.retsinformation.dk, Denmark, 4 pp. PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-09-20)
Unofficial English translation, ILO (consulted on 2010-11-15)
Abstract/Citation: Introduces 9 articles - based on the Act (No. 32 of 1976) respecting equal wages for men and women - concerning, inter alia, the obligation to provide equal pay to men and women; the obligation of public authorities to develop acts, policies, activities etc. that actively promote non-discrimination; the obligation of employers with more than 35 employees to develop gender-based statistics; legal procedure for complaining about gender-based discrimination; and the integration of the EU Directive on equal opportunity and equal treatment of men and women.
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