​​​​​​​​​​The Pay Equity Office​ investigates, attempts to settle, and resolves pay equity complaints and objections to pay equity plans by Order or Notice of Decision. The Pay Equity Office also provides programs and services to help people understand and comply with the Pay Equity Act​.​​
An Employer, current or former employees, or a bargaining agent acting on behalf of employee(s) may complain at any time that there has been a contravention of the Act or of an Order issued by the Pay Equity Office or the Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal.​​​


  • What's New - April 2017
  • ​Gender Wage Gap Grant Program 2017-2018 now accepting applications.
  • Marking the 30th anniversary year of the Pay Equity Act, 1987.
  • On the 30th anniversary of the introduction of Ontario's Pay Equity Act, Ontario announced new commitments ​to close the Gender Wage Gap.​ 
  • Young Learner educational materials are available for teachers, librarians, camp counsellors, and to other leaders of children and youth groups. .
  • ​​​​​​The Final Report and Recommendations of the Gender Wage Gap Strategy Steering Committee has been released.​ Read More

Pay Equity vs. Employment Standards
Pay Equity vs. Employment Standards​

Are you sure your complaint is based on equal pay for work of equal value, or is it where men and women do the same work? This factsheet will show you the difference.

​​​ E-Learning Modules
Gui​des and E-tools

​A Guide to determining your pay ​equity requirements. These modules will guide you on how to compare jobs and prepare your own pay equity plan.

Contact a Review Officer
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Need more assistance on pay equity? Unsure that you have a complaint? Contact us.​

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