Base salary of a manufacturing teacher in the canned fish sector: 14,403.25 euros per year. It is the largest professional category in the manufacturing process and falls in the hands of women in a vast majority. Base salary of a janitor: 15,673.70 euros per year. This position “without special responsibility” is occupied instead mainly by men. Sometimes the wage gap between men and women exists, but it’s hard to show. It is not as crude as paying differently to two workers (man and woman) who hold the same position. Demonstrating the most subtle and normalized gender inequalities is what CCOO has proposed in its ‘Fishing for rights’ campaign, which tries to unravel and end gender discrimination in the fish industry.
The regulation on equality plans in companies comes into force: this is how they should be from today