Consultations underway to inform regulations of Pay Equity and Pay Transparency Act in N.L.

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By Office of Women and Gender Equality | Newfoundland & Labrador

As part of the Provincial Government’s ongoing commitment to support equitable pay practices in the province, government is inviting input from stakeholders and the public on the regulations of the Pay Equity and Pay Transparency Act.

Written submissions and feedback gathered through an online questionnaire on will be accepted until Sunday, April 23. Targeted stakeholder engagement sessions will begin in the coming weeks, with in-person sessions being offered throughout the province as well as virtual engagement options.

The regulations will be finalized and made public by the end of 2023, and will reflect public input, industry expertise and the unique perspective of stakeholders.

The legislation and regulations build on the Provincial Government’s ongoing efforts to support women and gender diverse people in Newfoundland and Labrador.

“Our government is committed to continuing to advance equitable compensation practices throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. This consultation process will provide valuable information to help inform the regulations of the Pay Equity and Pay Transparency Act. I encourage members of the public, as well as stakeholders, to provide their input during the consultation period.”
Honourable Pam Parsons
Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality

“Our government is following up on its commitment to develop regulations for the Pay Equity and Pay Transparency Act that reflect the input and expertise of key stakeholders. I look forward to hearing the perspectives of all stakeholders.”
Honourable Bernard Davis
Minister Responsible for Labour

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