On December 13, 2023, the federal Pay Equity Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) authorized NAV CANADA to establish two pay equity plans, despite unanimous opposition from the affected unions. Establishing multiple plans is an exception to the presumption under section 12 of the Pay Equity Act (the “Act”) in favour of an employer creating a single pay equity plan for its entire workforce. This decision is significant as it is one of the first decisions approving, in part, an application for multiple pay equity plans.Read more
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Pay Equity Commissioner denies the application of the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada seeking authorization to establish multiple pay equity plans for employees in the core public administration.Read more
The Act provides that most federally-regulated employers with 10 or more employees in 2021 will have 3 years from August 31, 2021, to develop a pay equity plan for the workplace.Read more