Revised code on pay parity gets the green lightOn 18 Nov 2003 in Personnel Today The revised Code of Practice on Equal Pay has received parliamentaryapproval and will come into force on 1 December 2003. The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) code explains employers’obligations on equal pay and has been revised to take account of new law andrecent equal pay case decisions. Julie Mellor, chair of the EOC, said: “It’s down to employers now tocheck that their pay system is fair and that they are complying with the EqualPay Act. “The revised code will help them make sure that they are rewardingcompetence and performance. This is in the best interests not only of theirstaff but also their investors.” The code provides practical guidance on how to ensure pay is determinedwithout sex discrimination and is available from the EOC’s website. While the code is not legally binding, an employment tribunal could takeinto account an employer’s failure to act on its provisions. www.eoc.org.uk Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.