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Pay equity and pay transparency

In recent years, there has been an upward global trend in the implementation of new legal measures aimed at addressing pay equity and pay transparency. This trend continues to gather pace as more and more jurisdictions turn their focus to tackling this issue. In addition to the resources listed below, please also see our Gender pay transparency guide.

Pay equity and pay transparency

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FAR council issues proposed rule prohibiting government contractors from inquiring about pay history and requiring salary disclosure

FAR council issues proposed rule prohibiting government contractors from inquiring about pay history and requiring salary disclosure

On January 30, 2024, the FAR council issued a proposed rule prohibiting government contractors from inquiring about pay history and requiring salary disclosure.

A new ordinance provides clarity on salary transparency reporting obligations

A new ordinance provides clarity on salary transparency reporting obligations

On 1 December 2023, an ordinance came into force, setting out much-awaited detail for employers on the requirements of the new salary transparency reporting obligations.

Gender pay transparency: A global guide to reporting obligations

Gender pay transparency: A global guide to reporting obligations

The new edition of our Gender pay transparency: A global guide to reporting obligations is now available. This latest edition includes ten brand new jurisdictions, covering 55...

Legislation introduced in Ontario requiring disclosure of salary ranges ‎and AI use in hiring

Legislation introduced in Ontario requiring disclosure of salary ranges ‎and AI use in hiring

The Ontario government recently introduced a new bill ( Bill 149 ), the Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 to amend several employment-related statutes, including the Employment...

Salary or wage ranges must be included in publicly advertised jobs in British Columbia

Salary or wage ranges must be included in publicly advertised jobs in British Columbia

As of 1 November 2023, all employers in ‎British Columbia must specify the expected salary or wage range for ‎all publicly advertised job opportunities.

Equal pay law

Equal pay law

The new Equal Pay Law 14.611/23 was published in the Official Gazette on 4 July 2023 and came into immediate effect.

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Pay transparency in job postings

Pay transparency in job postings

States across the US are implementing laws which require pay transparency in job postings.

Equal pay legislation- what's new? (update)

Equal pay legislation- what's new? (update)

On 4 June 2023, Law 14.611/23 was published in the Official Gazette. The law provides for equal pay by setting out remuneration criteria that ensures those working in the same...

New edition of Gender Pay Transparency: A Global Guide to Reporting Obligations now available

New edition of Gender Pay Transparency: A Global Guide to Reporting Obligations now available

The new edition of our Gender pay transparency: A global guide to reporting obligations is now available. This latest edition includes nine brand new jurisdictions, covering 45...

“The next step on the path to pay equity” is now law in British Columbia‎

“The next step on the path to pay equity” is now law in British Columbia‎

The Pay Transparency Act 2023 (PTA) came into force on 11 May 2023 after receiving Royal Assent, with the exception of section 2 of the Act, which is to come in to effect 1 November...

Gender pay transparency directive must be implemented by Member States by 7 June 2026

Gender pay transparency directive must be implemented by Member States by 7 June 2026

The directive to strengthen the application of the principle of equal pay for equal work or work of equal value between men and women through pay transparency and enforcement mechanisms...

New EU rules on gender pay transparency close to coming into force - Update

New EU rules on gender pay transparency close to coming into force - Update

Two years after the European Commission first proposed a new directive on pay transparency to strengthen existing equal pay rights, new rules have taken a big step closer to coming...