Part 2 Key provisions

Part 2 heading: inserted, on 6 November 2020, by section 7 of the Equal Pay Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 45).

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, on the basis of sex, 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 experience; and

(ii)

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

Section 2AAC: inserted, on 6 November 2020, by section 7 of the Equal Pay Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 45).