Mind the gap

Should employers co-operate with Ontario’s Gender Wage Gap program?
By Carolyn Kay and Thomas Agnew
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 05/04/2011

The Ontario Pay Equity Office (PEO) recently launched its Gender Wage Gap Program. This program could have significant impacts for private and not-for-profit employers in the province.

The program is designed to measure the extent of gender wage gaps in private sector Ontario workplaces, with its purpose being to determine how effective the Pay Equity Act has been in moving organizations to more equitable compensation practices in the last 20 years.