Equal Pay Amendment Bill

7 New section 2AAC and Part 2 heading inserted

Before section 2A, insert:

Part 2 Key provisions

2AAC Differentiation in rates of remuneration prohibited

An employer must ensure that—

(a)

there is no differentiation, on the basis of sex, between the rates of remuneration offered and afforded by the employer to employees of the employer who perform the same, or substantially similar, work; and

(b)

there is no differentiation between the rates of remuneration offered and afforded by the employer for work that is exclusively or predominantly performed by female employees and the rate of remuneration that would be paid to male employees who—

(i)

have the same, or substantially similar, skills, responsibility, and service experience; and

(ii)

work under the same, or substantially similar, conditions, and with the same, or substantially similar, degrees of effort.