Pay Equity

What is Pay Equity?

In 1996, the Quebec government adopted a law to address systemic salary discrimination against women, known as the Pay Equity Act. It requires employers to conduct an evaluation to ensure that predominantly female job categories have access to the same level of maximum compensation as predominantly male job categories of equivalent value.

For further information on the Pay Equity Act, please watch the video below, published by the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST).

The Pay Equity Program At McGill

In 2001, McGill implemented a pay equity program, as required by law. A final report was submitted to the Québec government's Pay Equity Commission on November 21, 2001.

The Pay Equity Act also requires employers to evaluate and conduct an evaluation of pay equity maintenance every five years to correct pay inequities in predominantly female job categories. Pay equity maintenance reviews were conducted in 2005 and 2010.

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2015 Pay Equity Maintenance 

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Pay equity message and posting (Posted March 24, 2017)

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Pay equity message and posting (Posted December 21, 2016

2010 PAY EQUITY Maintenance

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