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Will Iceland's New Law Actually Close the Wage Gap Though?

With a new year comes an invisible yet very tangible push to improve, and at least one country has promptly made good on those intentions. The first week of 2018, Iceland legalized equal pay, enforcing its current ban on the common discriminatory practice of men being paid more than women on the basis of gender. The law makes the Nordic nation the first in the world to place the onus on both private and public businesses to prove that they are adhering to fair wage practices.


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