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1 CHAPTER 9 – EQUITY IN THE CHAPTER 9 – EQUITY IN THE WORKPLACE WORKPLACE CHAPTER FOCUS Examine and compare the concepts of equal pay for equal work, pay equity and employment equity Look at commonly overlooked features of work typically perform by women Review the requirements of the federal employment Equity Act and the federal contractors program
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2 BC Human Rights Code BC Human Rights Code Equal Pay for Equal Work s. 12 of the Code Not pay equity (as in Ontario or CHRA) Only exception is if the difference is based on seniority, merit, productivity or other factor not based on gender.
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3 Canadian Human Rights Act Canadian Human Rights Act s. 11(1) Pay equity Work of “equal value”
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Unformatted text preview: • Compare dissimilar jobs with equal value:- Job skills required- Responsibility- Working conditions 4 EQUAL PAY FOR WORK OF EQUAL PAY FOR WORK OF EQUAL VALUE EQUAL VALUE • What is equal pay for work of equal value? • Requires employers to compare totally different jobs and ascertain whether they are of equal value. • A Federal requirement 5 EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT • requires largely federally regulated employers to identify workplace barriers and develop equity plans for four designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities) implement employment equity programs in their workplace...
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