Overview of Bill 3 – Pay Transparency Act, 2018

Emerging from recent trends surrounding gender-based wage disparity, Ontario’s new Pay Transparency Act, 2018 (the “Act”) is set to come into force on January 1, 2019. This Act aims to provide transparency within workplaces as it relates to compensation by: prohibiting inquiries within the recruitment process regarding compensation history; requiring full transparency of salary ranges […]

What Employers Need to Know about Ontario’s New Pay Transparency Act

On April 26, 2018, the Ontario government announced that with the passing of Bill 3, Pay Transparency Act, 2018, the province is the first in Canada to introduce pay transparency legislation. Set to come into force on January 1, 2019, the Act imposes a number of significant requirements for employers in Ontario, relating to the […]