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Poste Italiane obtains the "Equal-Salary" certification for equal pay policies

Poste Italiane is the first company in the Ftse Mib insurance sector and the largest company by number of employees in Italy to receive the "Equal-Salary" certification for the rigorous application of remuneration policies without gender bias.

The certification demonstrates Poste Italiane's commitment to creating an inclusive working environment and a corporate culture based on respect and equal opportunities in career paths.

The certification, issued by "Equal-Salary", an independent Swiss non-profit organization, was developed in collaboration with the University of Geneva, respecting international standards and best practices and allows companies to verify and make public the remuneration equity, for the same job, within the company organization.

The recognition was conferred on November 28th at the end of a process, based on a rigorous methodology recognized by the European Commission, and with the support of PwC Italia, and involved a detailed analysis of the salary levels of the entire company population, focus groups, interviews and survey on employee perception of the company's commitment to inclusion and diversity. A study of human resource management and development policies was also carried out.

The EQUAL-SALARY certification is valid for 3 years, during which, the company undergoes two monitoring audits. After 3 years, if the organization wants to keep its label, it needs to renew the certification process with a new salary analysis and a full on-site audit.

Other awards obtained by Poste Italiane:

🔹️global leadership in gender equality according to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index;

🔹️ranked among the Top 100 in the global classification for gender equality published by Equileap;

🔹️44.4% of the Board of Directors of the Parent Company is composed of women;

🔹️46,4% of female incidence among middle and senior women managers in 2021.

Currently the open positions in this company are mainly for roles that require STEM skills. As we saw at our workshop at WomenXImpact, these will in fact characterize the labor market in the coming years.

Poste Italiane is among the companies that support the value of STEM disciplines and participates in the Deploy your Talent project promoted by CSR Europe, created in Italy by the Sodalitas Foundation as part of the #STEMintheCity marathon promoted by the Municipality of Milan to spread culture and study technical-scientific disciplines and combat gender stereotypes in order not to alienate girls from study courses in technical-scientific subjects. The positions currently open are for:

  • Operation manager;

  • Front end in the province of Bolzano;

  • Professional legal internship pursuant to Art. 41.6 of Italian Law no. 247 of 2012 (the Forensic Law) - Rome and Naples;

  • Junior real estate engineers;

  • Cyber security internship - Rome, Lazio, Italy;

  • Front end belonging to the categories pursuant to art. 1 of low 68/99 - Asti, Piemonte, Italy

You can find other certified companies on our map; for further details about the open positions in Poste Italiane, here.


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