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Achieving pay equity in Ontario

National Association of Women and the Law.

Achieving pay equity in Ontario

response to Policy directions : amending the Pay Equity Act : a discussion paper by the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

by National Association of Women and the Law.

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Published by [s.n.] in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontario.,
  • Ontario. -- Ministry of Labour.,
  • Equal pay for equal work -- Law and legislation -- Ontario.,
  • Pay equity -- Law and legislation -- Ontario.,
  • Wages -- Women -- Ontario.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes: Policy directions..., by the Ontario. Ministry of Labour.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationll, 13 leaves.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18082791M
    ISBN 100929049535

    Employer report on pay equity The report provides annual, mandatory accountability concerning the state of progress of pay equity work in the enterprise. The report must be filed every year, only online, at FOR ENTERPRISES WITH AN AVERAGE OF 10 EMPLOYEES OR MORE Implementation of a pay equity exercise.   Equity is truly the capstone of the journey through diversity, inclusion and equality, and the best part about achieving equity is the unique and .

    Pay Equity in Ontario: A Manager's Guide on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pay Equity in Ontario: A Manager's GuideFormat: Paperback. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burkart, M. Lynn, Implementing pay equity in Ontario. Kingston, Ont.: Industrial Relations Centre, Queen's.

      [1] Jan Borowy and Fay Faraday (), “What women need for robust pay equity enforcement,” Briefing Note for Pay Equity Coalition. [2] The estimated expenditures of the Canadian Human Rights Commission are $ million. There are only full-time equivalent employees at the Commission: 75 FTEs are assigned to complaints and 11 FTE enforce employment equity . This white paper presents a framework for health care organizations to improve health equity in the communities they serve, guidance for measuring health equity, a case study of one organization that has strategically integrated health equity throughout its system, and a self-assessment tool for organizations to gauge their current focus on and efforts to improve health equity.


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Achieving pay equity in Ontario by National Association of Women and the Law. Download PDF EPUB FB2

To achieve pay equity, the Act requires that female job classes be valued and compared to male job classes. The employer must determine the gender of each job class as male or female before any comparisons can be done.

Female job classes are jobs done usually by women, and male job classes are jobs usually done by men. Achieving Pay Equity in Ontario April 1, This paper is NAWL’s response to a discussion paper by the Ontario Ministry of Labour on proposed amendments to the Pay Equity Act.

[pdf-embedder url=”” title=”Achieving. A Guide to Interpreting Ontario's Pay Equity Act PDF Version [ MB / 82 pages | Download Adobe Reader] Part I – Requirements for Achieving Pay Equity.

Part I – Requirement to Maintain Pay Equity. Part II – Requirements for Implementing Pay Equity for Employers/Unions. Pay Equity Act - Achieving pay equity in Ontario book Pay for Work of Equal Value The final Ontario pay equity regime is the Pay Equity Act, which was first implemented in The stated purpose of the Act is to “redress systemic gender discrimination in compensation for work” performed by “female job classes.”.

Pay equity in Ontario: The focus is shifting to small organizations While the pay equity process began with a focus on organizations with over employees, in an announcement from the government of Ontario declared that the focus would now be on organizations with over employees. The focus will soon shift to even smaller organizations.

Pay equity is a human right found in section 11 of the Canadian Human Rights Act. This term refers to the concept of "equal pay for work of equal value", and allows for different jobs within an establishment. Pay equity is not the same thing as "equal pay", which refers to the simpler concept of "equal pay for equal work".

Despite the Ontario Pay Equity Act, R.S.O.c. P.7 (PEA) being in force since January 1,many employers remain unaware of their pay equity obligations and, also, the significant penalties for failing to do so.

The PEA applies to all employers in the public sector and all employers in the private sector who employ 10 or more employees. Achieving pay equity means remunerating jobs traditionally held by women at the same rate as those traditionally held by men, provided the value of the jobs concerned within a given enterprise is equal or comparable.

The jobs in question may nonetheless be. a pay equity gap. • The Review Officer may also make inquiries as to whether the organization has a formal or informal. system in place.

to ensure that changes to the job classes are assessed for pay equity consequences. • If pay equity gaps are found, the Review Officer may make such. orders. as are necessary to ensure that the employer has.

Set up a pay equity committee to encourage employee participation in the process for achieving pay equity.

If your organization is small, you may decide that a committee is not required because as the employer you know enough about the jobs to be able to conduct a comprehensive job evaluation and comparison for pay equity purposes. Step 1: Achieving Pay Equity The initial stage in achieving pay equity consists of the process of identifying male and female j ob classes within the establishment, condu cting gender neut ral evaluations of the jobs, comparing the wages of female and male job classes of comparable value, developing a pay equity plan which identifies the extent.

Pay equity was achieved when the job classes in the organization were being paid their appropriate pay equity target rates. For many employers covered by the proxy method, pay equity was not achieved for years followingand, in.

Pay Equity Legislation was enacted to address compensation inequities due to systemic gender discrimination against predominantly female job classes. The legislation’s goal of “equal pay for work of equal value” remains applicable to all public and private sector employers in the province of Ontario with 10 or more employees.

New Brunswick-Pay Equity Act, SNBc P Yukon- s(1), Human Rights Act, RSY Northwest Territories- s Public Service Act, RSNWTc P These laws can be proactive, such as the Ontario and Quebec Pay Equity Acts, and require employers to achieve and maintain pay equity by using a. Achieving pay equity is a complex process in both unionized and non-unionized environments.

The Labour Program suggests a project management approach in both cases. For unionized establishments, the process can take place in the context of collective bargaining.

Z Ensure that pay equity is maintained as changes occur in each establishment. The Pay Equity Office provides many self-help Internet tools and guidelines to enable employers to understand the process and to as-sist them in achieving and maintaining pay equity.

The Business Case for Pay Equity Pay equity may bring about more objective pay. go about achieving pay equity. But they must post the results at the end of their process, make appropriate wage adjustments, and maintain pay equity within their businesses.

Two fundamental values that the law seeks to put into practice are an active participation by women work- ers in the pay equity. Under the Pay Equity Act, all employers whose enterprise employs 10 or more employees are required to achieve pay equity which consists in various stages, including the obligation to post results of the pay equity process once or twice, depending on the size of the enterprise.

With a view to closing the wage gap on account of systemic gender discrimination in employer pay practices, the Ontario Pay Equity Act was passed in Covering both public and private sector employers in Ontario, the Act lays down the minimum requirements an employer’s compensation package should comply with to provide pay equity for all.

View Notes - Guide to Ontario's Pay Equity Act from COMM at University of British Columbia. A Guide to Interpreting Ontarios Pay Equity Act Issued by: Pay Equity Office Ontario Pay Equity. Pay Equity Commission Of Ontario - Pay Equity Office Ministry Labour, Training and Skills Development URL Address - DUNDAS ST W TORONTO M7A2S6 Phone Fax Background PAY EQUITY ACT, RSOC.

Pay equity laws such as Ontario’s Pay Equity Act (PEA) are a human rights remedy designed to rectify and prevent the persistent and systemic compensation discrimination experienced by women arising from their labour market occupational segregation and the prejudices and stereotypes, sustained by labour market practices, which had under.

Introduction. This paper is designed to provide a brief introduction and overview of the Ontario Pay Equity is important for both employers and unions to remain aware of the provisions of the Pay Equity Act, even if they have already completed a pay equity obligations of the Pay Equity Act are ongoing, and include the obligation to "maintain" pay equity.