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Critically evaluate the above by discussing the following: The factors that are responsible for pay differences between men and women. How organisations can prevent the development of an earnings gap between men and women. Define internal alignment and indicate why it is an important policy in a strategic perspective of compensation. Define pay discrimination and discuss the two types of discrimination. Your answer should relate to relevant South African legislation. The role of the Employment Equity Act and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in fair treatment of male and female employees in respect of their pay. Total: (50 x 2) = [100] Assessment criteria Look closely at the assessment criteria in the following table. The assessment criteria will give you an idea of what is expected of you in each of the assignment categories. Poor performance (1 to 19 out of 50) Average performance (20 to 39 out of 50) Excellent performance (40 to 50 out of 50) Unable to identify factors that are responsible for pay differences between men and women Able to identify factors that are responsible for pay differences between men and women but not discussing these factors in detail Able to identify and discuss factors that are responsible for pay differences between men and women Unable to identify how organisations can prevent the development of an earnings gap between men and women Able to identify how organisations can prevent the development of an earnings gap between men and women Able to identify how organisations can prevent the development of an earnings gap between men and women No understanding of internal alignment Unable to indicate why internal alignment is an important policy in a strategic perspective of compensation Some understanding of internal alignment Some indication as to why internal alignment is an important policy in a strategic perspective of compensation Clear understanding of internal alignment Provides extensive reasons as to why internal alignment is an important policy in a strategic perspective of compensation No understanding of pay discrimination No discussion of the types of pay discrimination Some understanding of pay discrimination Some discussion of the types of pay discrimination Does not relate answer to relevant South African legislation Clear understanding of pay discrimination Discusses the types of pay discrimination Relates answer to relevant South African legislation Unable to discuss the role of Employment Equity and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in fair treatment of male and female employees in respect of their pay Able to discuss the role of Employment Equity and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in fair treatment of male and female employees in respect of their pay No understanding of how the legislation fits into fair pay Able to discuss the role of Employment Equity and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in
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