Blog: Length of service, more experience and higher pay
Is it wrong to reward length of service or more experience with higher pay?
Discrimination in pay is about more than the ‘gender pay gap’.
Employers should also be alert to the risk of discrimination complaints in relation to pay based on other equality grounds, such as religious belief, race, sexual orientation or disability.
Paul Oakes, Manager of the Equality Commission's Advisory Services Team, looks at the issue of equal pay in the workplace in relation to age and provides advice for employers.