Proposed Pay Transparency Reporting Requirements

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Bill or Act:
Pay Transparency Act, 2018
Summary of Proposal:
The purpose of this paper is to seek feedback on proposed pay transparency reporting requirements, which would require certain employers to report on differences in compensation between men and women and on workforce composition with respect to gender.

The regulation would set out the requirements for employers with 100 or more employees to annually calculate, and make available, information about organizational wage gaps and workforce composition with respect to gender.

The proposal includes the following elements:
- Calculation of Gender Wage Gap
- Calculation of Workforce Composition
- Accompanying Explanatory Narrative

Please refer to the attached consultation paper for more details and questions.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
Questions about potential administrative costs related to compliance are included in the attached consultation paper.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
February 19, 2019
Comments Due Date:
April 5, 2019
Contact Address:
Pay Transparency Reporting Project
Corporate Policy and Special Projects
Ministry of Labour
400 University Avenue, 12th Floor
Toronto ON M7A 1T7