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The Pay Equity Act

C.C.S.M. c. P13

The Pay Equity Act

1 Definitions
2 General objects and purposes
3 Application of the Act
4 (1) Primacy of the Act
(2) Saving provision for equal pay for equal work
PART I
PAY EQUITY BUREAU AND OTHER PROVISIONS
5 (1) Pay Equity Bureau
(2) Duties of the executive director
(3) Powers of executive director
(4) Tabling of report in the Assembly
6 (1) Determination of value
(2) Average and indirect comparisons of value permitted
7 (1) Wages not to be reduced
(2) Adjusted wage schedules
(3) Limitation on pay equity wage adjustments
PART II
CIVIL SERVICE
8 (1) Pay equity in the civil service
(2) Negotiation of pay equity
(3) Obligation of bargaining agents
9 (1) Reaching agreements on pay equity
(2) Filing of reports
10 (1) Referral by parties to arbitration
(2) Referral by executive director to arbitration
(3) Referral of failure to implement plan of wage adjustments
(4) Procedures for appointment
(5) Bargaining agents to be parties
(6) Time limits and enforcement of arbitration awards
(7) Remedial authority of the arbitrator
(8) Settled provisions deemed agreements
(9) Saving remedial power if arbitration delayed
11 Further obligations of the commission
12 (1) Designation of Pay Equity Commissioner
(2) Responsibilities of Pay Equity Commissioner
PART III
CROWN ENTITIES AND EXTERNAL AGENCIES
13 (1) Crown entities, external agencies and pay equity
(2) Entities and agencies to negotiate
(3) Obligation of bargaining agents
14 (1) Specific obligations of entities, agencies and bargaining agents
(2) Filing of reports
15 (1) Referral by parties to labour board
(2) Referral by executive director to labour board
(3) Further referral
(4) Labour board to hear and determine
(5) Labour Relations Act procedure
(6) Executive director's report
(7) Copies to parties
(8) Remedial authority of the board
16 Further obligations of Crown entities and external agencies
17 (1) Designation of Pay Equity Officer
(2) Duty of Pay Equity Officer
18 (1) Other external agencies to be designated
(2) Provisions to apply
(3) Times for implementation, etc.
(4) Matters to be considered in designating agencies
PART IV
GENERAL
19 Regulations
20 Reference in Continuing Consolidation
21 Commencement of Act
SCHEDULE A
EXTERNAL AGENCIES