Share your ideas: Consultation on proposed Pay Equity Regulations

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

Current status: Closed

Opened on May 17, 2022 and closed on June 17, 2022.

Stakeholders were invited to provide input that will support the development of proposed regulations under the Pay Equity Act (the Act). The proposed regulations would:

The Labour Program will use stakeholder feedback to develop draft regulations that will be pre-published in Canada Gazette, Part I.

Who was the focus of this consultation

The Act and Pay Equity Regulations came into force on August 31, 2021. Together they establish a proactive pay equity regime that applies to employers with 10 or more employees in the federal public and private sectors, including the Prime Minister’s and ministers’ offices. The regime applies to parliamentary workplaces through the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act in a manner tailored to respect parliamentary privilege.

The following groups were actively encouraged to participate in the consultation:

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Contact us

Workplace and Labour Relations Policy Division
Labour Program
Employment and Social Development Canada
Place du Portage, Phase II, 9th floor,
165 Rue de l'Hotel-de-Ville Street
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0J2

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