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Equal pay implementation in New Zealand

Equal pay implementation in New Zealand

report of a committee appointed by the Minister of Labour : presented to the House of Representatives by leave.

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Published by Minister of Labour in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Equal pay for equal work -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Chairman: E. G. Heggie.

      ContributionsHeggie, E. G., New Zealand. Dept. of Labour.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6061.2.N45 E68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p. ;
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4209343M
      LC Control Number80488719

        New Zealand eventually passed the Government Service Equal Pay Act and the Equal Pay Act, but men's work continued to be treated as superior to women's.   Equal pay advocate Bartlett ‘let down’ by Govt Just four months ago, the Government described its $2 billion deal with Kristine Bartlett and her fellow aged care workers as an historic first step towards achieving pay equity. But Bartlett now says she feels betrayed by the Government. Andre Chumko reports.

      A DigitalNZ story by: Zokoroa - How far has NZ come with equal pay and pay equity since women were granted the vote in the ? This story shows how the gender pay gap, pay parity within and between occupations, and minimum wages were represented in newspaper cartoons. Equal Pay Day in New Zealand. The Equal Pay Day is celebrated by a variety of institutions: BPW New Zealand organises the yearly campaign around the Equal Pay. In , the Equal Pay Day has been held at February For the campaign, New Zealand Dollar notes have been cut out by 12 per cent and have been marked with $ instead of 10$.

      Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue says the Bill being drawn is particularly timely, given the important conversations currently taking place around pay equity in New Zealand. “Recent research in New Zealand has confirmed that pay differentials are largely down to biases and negative stereotypes,” Dr Blue says.   Equal pay is exactly the kind of shot in the arm that New Zealand communities urgently need to flourish. The faster Ms Ardern and her colleagues can get equal pay into New Zealand .


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Equal pay implementation in New Zealand Download PDF EPUB FB2

Equal pay laws in New Zealand. New Zealand has several employment and human rights laws that prohibit discrimination against women in rates of paper, these laws comply with the UN Conventions we have ratified - but are they working?.

Two Acts - the Equal Pay Act and the Government Services Equal Pay Act - address direct and indirect discrimination in wage rates. Many female workers in New Zealand work in occupations that are more than 80% female and these female-dominated occupations tend to be lower paid.

Women are under-represented in higher-level jobs. The gender pay gap is a high level indicator of the difference between women and men’s earnings. Factors that contribute to the gender pay gap are. In the 52nd New Zealand Parliament there are five parliamentary parties represented by MPs.

Equal Pay Amendment Bill. Home; Parliamentary Business The purpose of this bill is to improve the process for raising and progressing pay equity claims, and to eliminate and prevent discrimination on the basis of sex in the remuneration and.

Equal Pay Terminology Gender pay gap: Gap between women’s average pay and men’s average pay. Equal pay: Same job, same pay. Different job but of equal value, same pay. Pay equity: Same average pay for women and men. Job evaluation: Tool to measure job size. Click below to open the Champions for Change Gender Pay Gap factsheet.

Explaining Gender Pay Gaps. The gap between women's and men's average hourly earnings has been monitored by Statistics New Zealand since the Equal Pay Act was passed the removal of all separate male and female pay scales had narrowed the gender pay.

Inthe Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles (JWG) provided recommendations to guide the implementation of pay equity. It noted that the current framework in the Equal Pay Act relied on the courts to determine principles for assessing pay equity issues and setting pay rates.

4 Determination of equal pay. 5 Interim increases. 6 Implementation of equal pay in awards. 7 Implementation of equal pay in other instruments. 8 New classification of work.

9 Court may state principles for implementation of equal pay. 10 Approval by court or Employment Relations Authority of instruments or proposed instruments. 11 Court may. – The aims of the Council for Equal Pay and Opportunity (CEPO) were 'to bring about as soon as possible the full implementation of the principles of equal pay for equal work (or the rate for the job) and equal opportunity for women in all spheres of employment in New Zealand'.

[1]. Pay equity means gender doesn’t affect what people are paid. Women receive the same pay as men for doing the same work and also for doing work that is different but of equal value.

The value of work is assessed in terms of skills, knowledge, responsibility, effort and working conditions. Current New Zealand legislation prohibits gender discrimination in pay rates for men and women who perform identical roles. This narrow interpretation of equal pay may be effective in curbing directly discriminatory practices by an individual employer, but it does not redress systemic discrimination particularly evident in female-dominated occupations.

Section 13(1): amended, on 15 Mayby section 6(1) of the Equal Pay Amendment Act ( No 25). Section 13(1): amended, on 17 Aprilby section 6(2) of the Industrial Relations Amendment Act ( No ).

Section 13(1): amended, on 8 Marchby section 5 of the Equal Pay Amendment Act ( No 23). Equal pay. E tū leads the way on equal pay with a huge victory affect care and support workers across New Zealand.

E tū stands up against pay discrimination however it presents itself and with 50% of the population impacted by gender-based pay discrimination our union is proud to be a leader in the campaign for Equal Pay. NZ Equal Pay Legislation Government Service Equal Pay Act The Act introduced equal pay legislation into the public sector, covering all government employees and also those whose salaries were paid out from money appropriated by Parliament.

Under this Act, women were to be paid the same salaries as men for doing equal work under equal. New guidelines could mean equal-pay disputes are settled directly with employers, rather than clogging up the courts. Photo: RF The government is being urged to quickly adopt the guidelines recommended by the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity to ensure all women get paid the same amount for doing the same work as men.

The progress of equal pay was monitored through a series of government reports including Progress of Equal Pay in New Zealand () and Equal Pay Implementation in New Zealand ().

The latter report mentioned the important role of the Human Rights Commission in providing education and support for equal pay activities. Bythe minimum. Equal pay for equal work is the concept of labour rights that individuals in the same workplace be given equal pay.

It is most commonly used in the context of sexual discrimination, in relation to the gender pay pay relates to the full range of payments and benefits, including basic pay, non-salary payments, bonuses and allowances.

8 Linda Hill “Equal pay for work of equal value: making human rights and employment rights laws work together” () 21 Social Policy Journal of New Zealand 1 at 8. 9 Pat Armstrong “Pay Equity Lessons from Canada” (paper presented to New Zealand Conference on Pay and Employment Equity for Women, Wellington, June ) at 4.

10 At 4. Equal Opportunity in New Zealand. The Human Rights Act (HRA) and the Employment Relations Act (ERA) help to ensure all workplaces are safe and fair. Both acts cover the many forms of discrimination in regards to sexual harassment, employment, and unjust treatment in the workplace.

(Apr. 21, ) On Apthe New Zealand government announced that a settlement had been reached with workers in the government-funded service sectors of aged and disability residential care and home and community support services that will result in pay increases of.

Get this from a library. Equal pay in New Zealand: report of the Commission of Enquiry, Wellington, September [Denis McGrath; New Zealand. Commission of Inquiry into Equal Pay.].

Progress was monitored by government through a series of reports including Progress of Equal Pay in New Zealand (), and Equal Pay Implementation in New Zealand () which mentioned the important role of the Human Rights Commission (established in ) in providing education and support for equal pay activities.

By the s New Zealand.According to Stuff, a new report has revealed that women, Pacific people and people with disabilities are the most disadvantaged in New Zealand in terms of pay, employment and leadership opportunities. The report stated that women occupy just 14% of positions on private boards, and 19% of overall senior management roles.The Coalition for Equal Value Equal Pay (CEVEP) is a voluntary organisation committed to reducing the gender pay gap in New Zealand through policy and initiatives to advance pay equity in general.