Monday, 9th March, 2015 – Equal Pay Day in Switzerland

We were lucky!! The sun was shining and spring was definitely in the air on Monday, 9th March, 2015.  So much the better for the women and men who headed off to St Laurent, Lausanne on the occasion of Equal Pay Day in Switzerland.  What does this mean some of you may ask?  Well, this was the day when women in Switzerland earn the amount men earned up to the 31st December, 2014. Yes, you read that correctly!  Women here must work 68 days extra to earn the same amount as their male counterparts each year, an 18.9% difference in salary according to the Swiss Bureau of Statistics.

BSL supports the Equal Pay Day in Lausanne

BSL students, staff and faculty supporting the Equal Pay Day in Lausanne


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