EQUALITY AND EQUAL PAY POLICY OF SAGAFILM 2018-2021
(In Icelandic below)
The goal of the Equality and Equal Pay Policy of Sagafilm:
The Equality and Equal Pay Policy of Sagafilm is intended to ensure women and men who work at the company equal opportunities as is e.g. laid out in the Icelandic Act no. 10/2008, other Acts and the Constitution of Iceland, of equal position and equal rights of women and men. The goal is to ensure all employees having equal opportunities and prevent any form of discrimination based on gender, nationality, religious views, life perspectives, disability, limited ability, sexual preference or gender identity.
The following goals will be our guidelines:
At Sagafilm, every person shall have equal opportunity independent of gender, nationality, religion, life perspective, disability, limited ability, sexual preference, gender identity or other non-relevant factors.
Women and men shall be paid equal pay for the same or equally valuable work.
Hiring, training and re-education:
The selection of employees shall be based on a professional and neutral valuation and all jobs that are open for application shall be made available to all genders. It is stressed that all employees have equal access to training and re-education.
Coordination of family and work life:
It is emphasised that employees shall be given the opportunity to organise and co-ordinate work, working hours and family responsibility, whenever possible.
Gender based violence, harassment, sexual harassment or bullying
shall never be tolerated at Sagafilm.
Sagafilm has put forward an equality plan, presenting paths to reach the goals put forward in this policy.
Implementation and follow-up
The CEO of Sagafilm is responsible for documentation, implementation and enforcement of this policy in cooperation with the Human Resources Director. The Board of Directors shall annually revise the policy, its enforcement, suggest improvements and ensure follow-up. The CEO and the Human Resources Director are responsible in executing this annual revision and ensures that there are proper reactions to suggestions and discrepancies, if required. The CEO and the Human Resources Director are furthermore responsible for the overview that the company operates in line with legislation and public rules on equality in Iceland.
All managers at Sagafilm are obligated to follow the equality and equal pay policy of Sagafilm and are jointly responsible for continuous improvement in all aspects of the policy.
The policy is yearly presented to all employees and made available on Sagafilm’s official and public website.
This policy applies to all employees of Sagafilm.
Sagafilm’s Equality and Equal Pay Policy shall be revised every three years. The Policy is valid from February 1st 2018 and until February 1st 2021. The following action plan is valid for the same period and is a part of the Policy.
Approved at a meeting of The Board of Directors of Sagafilm on September 26, 2017