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The migrant pay gap: Understanding wage differences between migrants and nationals

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The migrant pay gap: Understanding wage differences between migrants and nationals

This report analyses how migrant wages have evolved in 49 countries before the COVID-19 pandemic. It details the difficulties faced by migrants in receiving the same pay as nationals. It examines gender discrimination affecting women migrants and the difficulties migrants have in getting a job that corresponds to their level of education. It also includes first indications of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on migrant workers.

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The migrant pay gap: Understanding wage differences between migrants and nationals

This report analyses how migrant wages have evolved in 49 countries before the COVID-19 pandemic. It details the difficulties faced by migrants in receiving the same pay as nationals. It examines gender discrimination affecting women migrants and the difficulties migrants have in getting a job that corresponds to their level of education. It also includes first indications of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on migrant workers.


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