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Equal pay for male and female employees who are performing work of equal value interpretation guide for section II of the Canadian Human Rights Act

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Published by Supply and Services Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


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  • Equal pay for equal work -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesÉgalité de rémunération pour les hommes et les femmes qui exécutent des fonctions équivalentes.
StatementCanadian Human Rights Commission.
ContributionsCanadian Human Rights Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination8, 8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22348470M
ISBN 100662513916

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The equal pay provisions in the Act apply to men and women. However, to avoid repetition and for clarity this is written as though the claimant is a woman comparing her work and pay with those of a man. The right of women and men to receive equal pay for equal work applies to: all employees (including apprentices and those working from home. The ruling stipulated that in cases where men were performing work usually reserved for females, they were entitled to a higher wage than their female colleagues. The decision did, however, secure equal pay for women in instances where they were assessed as doing exactly the same work as men in traditionally male roles.   Today, Equal Pay Day, marks the day the typical woman has to work to make as much as a man typically made during But any way you slice it, women are still coming up short – . Some HR managers noted that there may be pay disparity between two people performing the same job because one was hired at a time when market demand for his or her skills was lower than it is now.

  On April 1, , the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – the agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination – announced that a manufacturer of diesel engines, Cummins, Inc., will pay $77, to settle an EEOC equal pay discrimination lawsuit for allegedly paying a female employee less than a male.   Groundbreaking legislation forcing companies to disclose their gender pay gap for the first time has revealed that almost nine out of 10 public sector organisations pay men more than women. At what rate do employees progress through the pay range? Do male and female employees have equal access to and receipt of all additional payments (for example bonus, overtime) and benefits (for example medical insurance)? What is the relative impact of performance pay on male and female employees? A note on paying the ‘going rate’. But, again, the gender gap pay difference (per hour, per equal job, per equal contribution) is largely a myth.. They are paid according to 1) the best estimate of the job they will do, 2) their hours, and 3) their actual contribution, given the factors that get in the way of their contributing more - and those factors are by their choice, given their values and the rules they set for themselves.

The UK methodology calculates the difference in average pay and bonuses between all male and female employees within an employing entity. It is expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings. This differs from Equal Pay which means that men and women in the same employment performing equal work must receive equal pay.   Don't Buy Into The Gender Pay Gap Myth. let alone equal pay for work of equal value.” median earnings of full-time female workers is 77 percent of the median earnings of full-time male Author: Karin Agness Lips.   What you need to know about gender pay gap reporting the difference between mean male pay and mean female pay. performing the same role or “work of equivalent value” differently. A federal law, the Equal Pay Act (EPA), requires employers to pay men and women equally for doing the same work -- equal pay for equal work. The Equal Pay Act was passed in as an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act and can be found at 29 U.S.C. §