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Open Letter from Véronique Goy Veenhuys

THE WOMEN’S STRIKE OF JUNE 14 – IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE WOMEN – TOUCHES ME. As a young mother I participated in that first women’s strike in 1991. That day…

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LYRECO SWITZERLAND AG CERTIFIED FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A ROW

At the eve of the Swiss Women Strike of June 14, the EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that Lyreco Switzerland AG has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification for the second…

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Closing the Pay Gap, NGO CSW63 2019 Side Event, New York

Véronique Goy Veenhuys, Founder and CEO of EQUAL-SALARY Foundation spoke at the BPW International Side Event: Closing the Pay Gap, on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 2pm @ Permanent Mission of…

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Gender Equality and Global Health: Stepping Up to the Plate in Practice

Many of the recent geopolitical, civil, and social actions and movements have, whether by virtue or provocation, rather powerfully ushered gender equality to important political and economic fora. Argentina’s G20…

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#MeToo, #TimesUp and Closing the #GenderPayGap

The world of gender equity and fairness has received tremendous support, impetus and publicity in the past year. Two global movements #MeToo and #TimesUp created a forum for women, their…

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Equality Act: Swiss Parliament adopted Amendment in December 2018

On Dec.14 2018, both Houses of Parliament have adopted with a final vote an amendment to the Equality Act, adding a new section entitled “Analysis of Equal Pay and Audit”.…

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Who are the victims of unequal pay?

Since 1996, only about ten women invoked equal pay law in the courts while women earn 18% less than men on average in Switzerland. RTS met one of them, who…

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Tackling the gender pay gap in the European Union

The EQUAL-SALARY certification is presented as follow under labels, charters and awards : ” In 2010, the European Commission published a study containing an inventory of these non-legislative instruments to promote…

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