Ontario is introducing new legislation into Parliament today (March 6th, 2018) with the intent of closing the Gender Pay Equity Gap. See the News Release (here). The legislation proposes $50 million in funding over the next three years includes:
- Pay Transparency for Job Postings and greater candidate and employee protection
- Gender and Diversity reporting requirements for public and larger organizations (to be phased in)
- Expanding and strengthening measures to promote and help women in workplace
The legislation is in addition to the existing Pay Equity requirements.