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A New Law In Iceland Says That Men And Women Must Receive Equal Pay

Hell yes, Iceland!

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Here's some A+ news to kickstart 2018 in a positive way: Iceland is now requiring companies to pay men and women equally with the risk of being fined if they do not.

Happy 2018! Iceland has just made it illegal for men to be paid more money than women for comparable jobs. This i… https://t.co/2mybf5nV8H

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People took to Twitter to show their enthusiasm and support for Iceland's new law:

Iceland just made it illegal for men to be paid more than women for doing the same job/work...Definitely a great start to 2018 for them!

Reading this feels so good. Well done Iceland! We can learn from you. Sincerely, The Rest of the World https://t.co/RV83ePMpet

It’s now criminal in Iceland to pay women less than men. It’s part of the country’s effort to close the gender pay… https://t.co/ltnW8vcrhF