Want to demystify the pay equity concept?
Here's what it means in a simplified way.


This section takes you to the English version of the principal documents published by the Commission on:

  • the concept of pay equity
  • the Pay Equity Act and the terms and conditions of its application
  • the obligations of employers
  • the pay equity process and the steps therein
  • the maintenance of pay equity
  • the rights and recourses of employees

The Commission provides employees with a webpage for whom it is intended. Within this page, you will find information on:

  • pay equity, in brief
  • examples of work that is different yet equivalent
  • the factors to consider in evaluating jobs
  • the criteria to consider in determining the gender predominance of a job class
  • employers’ obligations
  • the actions and rights of employees


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