Let's see how business culture and technology influence salary equality. Where does the importance of these factors lie?
The advantage of the technology Facing biases is that, unconsciously or not, people tend to promote a candidate against another of similar characteristics, different gender, culture, race, religion or age, while new technologies are not based on previous judgments. . Impartiality is essential to make good decisions, technologies lack prejudices and people sin them.
Another important factor in achieving an ethical labor system is the corporate culture. Foment a culture of equality in companies, as well as having a management team and a department of human resources that lead that new culture and extend it among the workforce, is one of the first steps for the situation to change and achieve match job opportunities, wages and reconciliation.
According to specialized studies, currently, the wage gap in Spain records an overwhelming difference, women charge an annual average of € 5,793 less than men.
The current inequality
Currently, many of these differences are present at levels economic and social.
In retirement pensions, women receive on average € 715.46 and men € 1,137.19. Following this line, experts highlight that in Europe there is a wage gap of 16.2% compared to 14.2% in Spain, according to data extracted from Eurostat in 2018.
In addition, 95% of part-time workers are women and the goal of reducing the day to care for children or family members. Paternity leave, in 2019 in Spain the number of weeks has increased from 5 to 8, according to a study conducted by Europa Press Data, although in 2021 it is intended to ensure that parents equal the 16 weeks of leave that mothers have.
As to training between men and women, they reach higher level studies than the male sex and usually have better academic results. The average score is 0.31 above men. Despite this, women have less professional experience in companies in Spain, only 30% of senior managers and managers are women. Another relevant fact is that, only the 27% of the companies created by women fail, compared to 59% of those created by men.