Leading the Pay Equity Charge In 2011, Austria became the first country to introduce the Gender Pay Transparency Law which required Austrian-based companies of 1,000 employees to publish a pay report every other year. In later years, this requirement would find itself extended to organizations with 500, 250, and 150 employees. The intention behind the law was to close the gender wage gap by creating a system of accountability for organizations and to boost the pay of women. It is…