Equality Plan for companies and Remuneration Registry

Let’s end the pay gap together

Do you already have the mandatory salary record for all companies?

The salary register is a document in which the average salaries of a company are recorded, broken down by sex and professional category. All companies are obliged , but at Edorteam we do this for you.

Also, if your company has more than 100 workers and does not have an Equality Plan , from now on runs the risk of being sanctioned with fines of up to € 6,250.

Equality Plan for companies and Remuneration Registry
Mandatory Equality Plan for companies with more than 100 workers

The objective of the company’s Equality Plan is to guarantee that women and men receive the same treatment and opportunities within the company.

The Equality Plan is now mandatory for all companies with more than 100 workers

From March 7, 2021, the Company Equality Plan is mandatory if you have more than 100 workers . This is established by Royal Decree 901/2020, of October 13, which regulates the Equality Plans and their registration and modifies Royal Decree 713/2010, of May 28, on registration and deposit of agreements and agreements work groups.

What is an Equality Plan?

A company Equality Plan is a set of measurable measures with the aim of achieve equal treatment and opportunities within it. It covers topics such as selection processes, training, professional promotion, salary gap, prevention of sexual harassment and conciliation, among others.

What areas does an Equality Plan deal with?

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Selection and hiring processes.

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Professional classification and training.

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Opportunities for career advancement.

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Working conditions and remuneration, including the Remuneration Register between women and men.

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Co-responsible exercise of the rights of personal, family and work life.

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Female underrepresentation.

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Prevention of sexual harassment.

What companies are obliged to draw up and apply an Equality Plan?

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All companies with more than 100 workers.

And as of March 7, 2022, those with more than 50 workers.

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When such obligation is established in the applicable collective agreement.

If the company had been sanctioned, and the application of an Equality Plan was one of the corrective measures interposed.

What are the sanctions regarding Equality Plans?

Not having an Equality Plan or, worse still, incurring an infraction in the matter, can lead to significant financial penalties and the automatic loss of aid and bonuses from employment programs.

Besides, the Public Contract Law It also establishes that any organization without an Equality Plan, if it is mandatory, or does not comply with it, will not be able to contract with public sector entities.

Penalties from 6,251 to 187,515 euros

If any worker confirms that receive a lower salary than their male colleagues of the same category and functions, you can report the company. It will face fines of up to 187,000 euros for wage discrimination against women.

Recently, the Generalitat de Catalunya has made public a € 15,625 fine to a school canteen service company in Barcelona. The existence of a wage gap of 31 to 39% was demonstrated, depending on the category.

Penalties from 626 to 6,250 euros

If your company has more than 100 workers and it does not have an Equality Plan, from March 7, 2021 it runs the risk of being sanctioned with fines of up to € 6,250 as a result of a mere inspection.

In addition, next year, March 7, 2022, this obligation will be extended to all companies with more than 50 workers.

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Remuneration Registry, the mandatory salary audit for every company

The Salary Register is mandatory for all companies since April 2021, as established by Royal Decree 902/2020, of October 13, on equal pay between women and men (“RD 902/2020”).

What is the salary or remuneration register?

It is a document in which the average salaries of a company are recorded, broken down by sex and professional category. The salary register is part of the company’s Equality Plan , but RD 902/2020 made it mandatory for all companies, whether or not they are obliged to have an Equality Plan.

The reason is that, if the salary record shows a wage gap greater than 25% in any of the professional categories, the company must implement measures to equalize that difference within a specified period of time.

When is it mandatory to do the salary registration?

The Remuneration Registry is of mandatory for all companies regardless of your number of workers, but you’re still on time. Leave this management in our hands and let’s end the wage gap together: same job, same wage.

Companies that do not have a salary record, from April 14, 2021, may receive serious administrative penalties, between € 625 and € 6,250 .

The Remuneration Registry, a mandatory salary audit as of April 14, 2021

The Remuneration Register is used to check if there is a salary gap greater than 25% between women and men. If this is the case, corrective measures must be implemented within a specified period of time.

The keys to the salary register of the company

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It is a formal document where the average salaries broken down by sex, seniority and professional category are recorded.

It is mandatory for all companies regardless of the number of workers.

If there is a wage gap of + 25% between women and men of the same category and seniority, measures must be imposed to correct it.

Since April 2021, companies can be inspected and sanctioned for not having made a salary record.

The keys to the Equality Plan in this practical infographic

Obliged companies and deadlines for the Equality Plan and salary register.

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