Employment equity, pay equity, and the Charter of Rights

an overview of current issues
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Management Services Dept., Equal Opportunity Division] , [Toronto, Ont
Canada., Canada., Equal pay for equal work -- Ontario -- Toronto., Sex discrimination in employment -- Ontario -- Tor
StatementMarion E. Lane.
LC ClassificationsHD6061.2.C34 L254 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p., [11] p. ;
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Pay uity Legislation The National Trend Continues 7. Connecticut. OnConnecticut’s Governor signed into and the Charter of Rights book revisions to the state’s pay equity law prohibiting salary inquiry, which.

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The Employment Equity Act of promotes affirmative action at the federal level and applies to contractors supplying goods and services to the federal government. Voluntary affirmative action programs are legal in all Canadian jurisdictions, under the And the Charter of Rights book Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Labor and Employment – Pay Equity: The Shifting Landscape. January Contributor: Trina Fairley Barlow. [ARTICLE PDF] Pay equity is one of the most significant workforce issues facing employers today.

Over the past several years, there has been a substantial increase in high-profile pay-related litigation, with plaintiffs relying.

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY & HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES These materials were prepared by Gilles Dorval of the City of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Sask.

and Lily Tingley of the Public Service Commission, Regina, Sask. for the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc. seminar, Human Rights Issues in the Workplace November, (()). vii) Pay Equity Act. The objective of the Pay Equity Act is to make sure that female and male employees receive equal pay for work of equal value.

This Act applies to all employers and employees in Ontario except for those that fall under federal jurisdiction and private employers with fewer than 10 employees and summer students.

What Does "Pay Equity" Mean in Ontario. Under Ontario's laws, "pay equity" is different from "equal pay for equal work". Under the Employment Standards Act, (ESA), subject to certain exceptions, an employer cannot pay one employee at a rate of pay less than another employee on the basis of sex when they perform substantially the same kind of work in the same establishment, their work.

Pay Equity Equal Pay for Equal Work; Pay equity compares the value and pay of different jobs, such as nurse and electrician. Equal pay compares the pay of similar jobs. Only people (both men and women) in jobs done traditionally by women can complain that their work is and the Charter of Rights book.

Also, Canada's Employment Equity Act and the Federal Contractors Program require employers to take active measures to improve the employment opportunities for specific groups of people in our country. Both the labour rights and responsibilities of employers and employees within federally regulated sectors fall under the Canada Labour Code.

Pay equity reform. The right to gender equality and to be free from gender-based discrimination is guaranteed by section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and signed the International Labour Organization’s Conventionthe Equal Remuneration Convention, which aims to ensure equal remuneration for work of equal value regardless of gender.

Act Respecting Equal Access to Employment in Public Bodies Act to secure handicapped persons in the exercise of their rights with a view to achieving social, school and workplace integration An Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information.

GENDER EQUALITY: PAY EQUITY AND EMPLOYMENT EQUITY. Jun. 13, PM. Ontario agrees to $M pay equity deal. FROM CANADIAN PRESS. The provincial government will pay up to $ million in pay-equity funding after reaching a settlement with representatives for aboutwomen who said they have been underpaid for years.

A charter application was launched by four. Because the right to pay equity is a fundamental right, companies employing fewer than 10 employees are also concerned, since their employees are covered by Québec’s Charter of Human Rights.

AND WHEREAS section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees individuals equality before and under the law and the right to the equal "pay equity" means a compensation practice which is based primarily on the or any rights to which employees are entitled under section 82 of The Employment Standards Code.

S.M.c. Employment equity has a different definition from nondiscrimination per the Employment Equity Act. This means it creates a duty to accommodate members of affected groups. The legislation states that “employment equity means more than treating persons in the same way” because it “requires special measures and the accommodation of.

She is widely published and speaks nationally and internationally on employment law matters.

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Two of her noted publications are the leading text on human rights, pay equity and employment equity, and Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Employment ( Reissue) and Discrimination and Human Rights. The Government will look to a potential coming-into-force date for the Pay Equity Act later in Together, pay equity and pay transparency measures will help reduce the gender wage gap.

For more information about the University of Guelph’s employment equity policy, call the Office of Diversity and Human Rights atExt.

Approved August. the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but nowhere else B. almost all provincial human rights acts, but not in the Charter C. pay equity D. automation E. employment equity.

All the below are rules in the concept of Natural Justice except A. the right to a fair hearing B. Main Federal employment laws Main Federal employment laws 5 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Covers human rights (applies to all gov.

entities) Canadian Human Rights Act Covers human rights and pay equity Employment Equity Act Covers employment equity Canada Labour Code Covers employment standards, labour relations, health and safety.

Pay equity The California Fair Pay Act expands existing laws pertinent to pay equity in three significant ways: • Employee comparison based on location. Employees can be compared even if they do not work at the same establishment. This means that the pay of an employee may be compared to the pay of other employees who work hundreds of.

Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Equality rights — Gender discrimination — Pay equity — Pay equity agreement signed in favour of female employees in health care sector — Whether s. 9 of Public Sector Restraint Act deferring commencement of wage adjustment payments infringes right to equality — If so, whether infringement.

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The concept of employment equity is rooted in the federal Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and in federal and provincial human rights codes.

Equal pay for equal work is the concept of labour rights that individuals in the same workplace be given equal pay. It is most commonly used in the context of sexual discrimination, in relation to the gender pay pay relates to the full range of payments and benefits, including basic pay, non-salary payments, bonuses and allowances.

The Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, issued a Code of Good Practice on Equal Pay/Remuneration for Work of Equal Value on the 1st of June This was issued in accordance with Section 54(1) of the Employment Equity Act, 55 ofas amended. Commission on Human Rights and Youth Rights; ; Labour Code; Pay Equity Act; Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms; Quebec Labour Standards; Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) Quebec Pay Equity; Quebec Social Solidarity Program; Retraite Québec; Revenu Québec; Standards Commission, equity, health and safety at work (CNESST).

These initiatives are key drivers for employment equity in that they can involve fast-tracking advancement towards achieving numerical targets. Policy and Practice Employers are prohibited from unfair discrimination in promotion and transfer decisions. One of the mechanisms for eliminating unfair discrimination is to ensure that.

The Canadian Human Rights Act (French: Loi canadienne sur les droits de la personne) is a statute passed by the Parliament of Canada in with the express goal of extending the law to ensure equal opportunity to individuals who may be victims of discriminatory practices based on a.

Chapter 3 Equity and Diversity in Human Resources Management MULTICHOICE 1. Which of the following is the fastest growing demographic group in Canada.

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(A) visible minorities (B) Aboriginals (C) women (D) persons with disabilities Answer: (A) 2. Organization Z is about to undertake an organization-wide process of ensuring equitable representation in terms of designated groups, including an. The point is to spur employment equity and not to bog companies down with paperwork.

Remuneration - The bill requires employers to pay workers equal pay for equal work. Both employment equity and pay equity legislation target certain designated groups for preferential treatment. Do you think this is necessary? Do you think this is fair? Why?

(Please refer to the Strategic Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage - Second Canadian Edition).Employment equity, a term originating with the Employment Equity Act of ,is a concept roughly analogous to affirmative action in the United States.

Thelegislative history of employment equity in Canada is discussed, including theevents leading to the passing of revised legislation, the Employment EquityAct of A description follows of provincial-level initiatives in Ontario,where.Employment equity, as defined in federal Canadian law by the Employment Equity Act, requires federal jurisdiction employers to engage in proactive employment practices to increase the representation of four designated groups: women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and visible minorities.

The act states that "employment equity means more than treating persons the same way .