Pay equity

More than thirty years ago, the federal government passed a law making it illegal to discriminate against women in the workplace. But studies show that the wage gap is actually increasing.

Women are still not receiving equal pay for work of equal value. PSAC continues to fight for our members’ right to pay equity – in workplaces ranging from the federal government, to Canada Post to a variety of private employers.

Pay equity
PSAC wins additional compensation in SSO pay equity case
The Supreme Court of Canada has confirmed that sections in Quebec’s pay equity law reinforce pay discrimination and are unconstitutional
PSAC logo on women's symbol
Pay equity legislation a milestone in advancing gender equality