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Pay Equity Commission conducting random, province-wide compliance audits
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 16 2011

...Pay equity compliance was not a onetime event. The Pay Equity Commission of Ontario has stepped up enforcement When the Ontario Pay Equity Act was first passed, it led to a flurry of activity...


Ontario’s Pay Equity Commission publishes interpretative guide to Pay Equity Act
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 13 2012

...Ontario’s Pay Equity Commission recently published an interpretative guide designed to help employers understand their obligations under the Pay Equity Act. Introduced in 1987, the Pay Equity Act...


Ontario introduces new Gender Wage Gap Program
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 31 2012

...The province of Ontario has had legislation requiring equal pay for work of equal value for male and female job classes (or “pay equity” as it is known in Ontario) since January 1, 1988 when the Pay...


What is Pay Equity? - Lisa Corrente - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2016

...To view the video click here. Pay equity is “equal pay for work of equal value”. Pay equity recognizes that work historically performed by women has been undervalued and therefore, underpaid...


Legislative news
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2009

...On March 12, 2009, the Minister of Labour, Mr. David Whissel, introduced in the National Assembly a Bill to amend the Pay Equity Act. The salient points of the proposed modifications are...


Pay equity in Quebec
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 31 2012

...The purpose of the Quebec Pay Equity Act is similar to that of Ontario’s Act, that is, to correct differences in pay scales between jobs traditionally (or predominantly) held by women and jobs...


Pay equity: new time limits, new obligations, new powers
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2009

...The Act to amend the Pay Equity Act, billed by the Minister of Labour as legislation designed to “strengthen the Pay Equity Act” in response to the concerns expressed during consultations conducted...


Amendments to the Pay Equity Act
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 29 2009

...On May 28, 2009, the Act to amend the Pay Equity Act1 came into force. The Pay Equity Act, which was passed in 1996, was intended to correct wage discrepancies resulting from systemic gender...


Compliance reminder Ontario Pay Equity Commission is open for business
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • November 22 2013

...The Pay Equity Act of Ontario requires every provincially regulated employer with ten or more employees to ensure that pay equity exists in the workplace. This is not a one-off compliance requirement...


Changes to the federal pay equity scheme expected in 2018
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • November 17 2017

...In response to the report of the House of Commons committee on pay equity, the federal Liberal government announced its intention to bring in legislation to better ensure that all employers...