Pay equity is the right of workers in a typical female job to receive pay equal to a person in a typical male job of equivalent value in the same company.
Pay equity is a right for all workers. The Loi sur l’équité salariale aims to ensure that typically female work is recognized for its true value.
As an employer, you need to do pay equity work to make sure you are paying your staff fair wages.
You must declare whether or not your pay equity work has been done on the Déclaration de l'employeur en matière d'équité salariale (DEMES).
Workers have the right to pay equity and have recourse if their employer fails to meet its obligations.
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