Iceland has made it illegal to pay men more than women

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ICELAND is the first nation in the world to legally ensure women are paid equally to men

The Arctic country has passed legislation meaning companies and government agencies that employ more than 25 workers, will be forced to receive official certification from the government for their equal-pay policies.

Hew 4ddThe law came into effect in Monday and companies failing to demonstrate equal pay could be fined.

Dagny Osk Aradottir Pind, board member of the Icelandic Women’s Rights Association, told Al Jazeera: “It’s a mechanism to ensure women and…

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