Job evaluations that ensure all employees have fair pay, treatment and employment opportunities – regardless of gender – are vital to being a best practice employer. When you take into account the fact that in New Zealand, women’s average earnings are lower than men’s, with women earning 85% of men’s hourly pay, it is clear that employers should be taking steps to promote gender equality in the work place.
Following the guidelines in this standard will reduce the gap between women's and men’s pay and you can be confident that all your employees have fair pay, treatment, and employment opportunities – regardless of gender.
This standard provides:
The gender inclusive job evaluation standard should be used by any employer who is committed to ensuring their employees receive fair pay, treatment and employment opportunities.
→ More information on NZS 8007:2006 – Gender inclusive job evaluation(external link)