ILO Director-General Juan Somavia praises Portuguese pastry shop on equal pay policy

ILO Director-General, Juan Somavia, visits one of Lisbon's oldest restaurants to see the organisation's equal pay for equal work policy in action. The Pasteis de Belem is one of 40 Portuguese restaurants that has implemented pay equity solutions for its male and female workers, using an innovative job evaluation method developed by local employers associations, trade unions and the ILO. It provides a detailed profile of workers skills combined with the demands of the job, including physical hazards and stress.

Date issued: 13 February 2009 | Size/duration: 00:02:25 (10.8 MB)
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