Ontario employers are responsible for ensuring that pay equity exists in their establishments.

As a company changes, positions can be added or positions can change. Failure to stay in compliance with the Pay Equity Act can be costly, both financially and to your company’s reputation. Attend this seminar and get the tools you need to assess your compensation program and ensure that you are in compliance with the Pay Equity Act.

You will learn how to plan ahead and reduce your potential exposure to pay equity claims. Our expert faculty will help you navigate the key concepts of the Pay Equity Act and how to justify pay differences. Register today and get the information you need to stay in compliance.

Benefits for You

– Understand how to justify pay differences

– Navigate changing circumstances and still maintain pay equity

– Gender-neutrality: A key component to eliminate biases in the job evaluation process

– Must-have strategies for handling the complaint and resolution process


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Overview of the Pay Equity Act
(Break 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM)
— Doreen Lurie
  • Pre-Test
  • Pay Equity Fundamentals
  • Steps to Pay Equity
Gender-Neutrality in the Job Evaluation Process
  • What Is a Gender Bias?
  • How Does It Impact the Evaluation of Jobs?
  • Gender Neutral Job Comparison
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Justifying Pay Differences
— Paul Boshyk
  • Determining If Pay Difference Is Justified
  • Solutions Available When You Cannot
  • Justify Pay Difference
  • Case Studies
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM How to Maintain Pay Equity in a
— Bonny Mak Waterfall and Mark E. Whittrick
Practical Sense
  • What’s New? Recent Headlines
  • Pay Equity Tribunal – Relevant Cases and Statistics
  • Pay Equity – Increased Enforcement
  • Vanishing Male Comparators, Changes in Gender Predominance and New
  • Job Classes
  • Permissible Differences
  • Evidence of Pay Equity Maintenance
  • Past and Present Liability
  • Practical Tips
  • How to Retain a Consultant
  • Key Things to Remember
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Complaint and Resolution Process
— Santiago Costa
  • Application vs. Response – What to Do?
  • Preparing for the Prehearing Conference
  • Success at the Hearing – What You
  • Need to Know


By attending this course, you may earn 10.0 continuing education credits through the Certified General Accountants of Ontario.

For information regarding CHRP designation and recertification, please contact the appropriate board in your province. The CHRP is the national standard for human resource management.

This course may qualify for 6.0 hours toward the CPD requirement through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

This seminar may qualify for 6.0 CPLD credits through the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario.

Who should attend?

This seminar is designed for payroll managers, human resource professionals, CFOs, accountants, controllers, business owners and managers, office managers and lawyers.

Register below using our button link and you will receive a 20% discount on your registration fee.

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