In your business there are many regulatory obligations you have to comply with. Some have to do with the way you manage your staff.

Gender pay equity refers to paying male and female workers the same amount for the same work. Gender pay inequity occurs when males and females are paid at different rates.

To help you achieve gender pay equity in your small business, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has put together a three-step guide (PDF 98KB).  

Achieving gender pay equity can have benefits for your business. Working to achieve gender pay equity can help your business:

  • retain talented employees
  • avoid the risk of having legal action taken against you for gender pay inequality improve staff morale and productivity.