DK promotes closing gender pay gap
Budapest, March 23 (MTI) – The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) would in government draft legislation to ensure equal pay for men and women for the same work, a deputy leader of the party said on Thursday.
The gap between the average pay of men and women in the same managerial position is 34 percent in Hungary, Ágnes Vadai told a press conference, citing research data.
The party, if elected into government in 2018, would guarantee equal pay by law, she said.
DK will consult with the largest Hungarian employers asking them whether they would be party to levelling wages, she said.