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6342: EU PLAN TO TACKLE GENDER PAY GAP

Thursday 01 November 2018
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The European Commission has launched an Action Plan to tackle the gender pay gap.

Women across the EU earn on average 16.2 per cent less than men and when they retire their pensions are 36.6 per cent smaller than men's pensions.

This Saturday marks EU Equal Pay Day.

Grace Bolton of the EU Commission in Ireland says the Gender Pay Gap Plan will explore eight areas.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 20 seconds | Outwords: they would follow