Vevey, June 26, 2020 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that the Caisse cantonale vaudoise de Compensation AVS (cantonal compensation fund, CCVD) obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification for the second time in a row. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, CCVD underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay for women and men. CCVD is the first compensation fund to prove it pays its female and male employees equally.
« An institution such as CCVD being certified for the second time is a strong signal for Switzerland. As the revision of the Swiss Equality Act is about to enter into force, the CCVD positions itself as a leader and shows the path forward » underlines Véronique Goy Veenhuys, Founder and CEO of EQUAL-SALARY.
« The values of equity and respect for our employees are the foundation for our corporate culture. The principle of equal pay has been included in our practices for a long time and the renewal of the EQUAL-SALARY certification allows us to demonstrate the importance we attach to it » added Fabienne Goetzinger, CEO of Caisse cantonale vaudoise de Compensation AVS.