Equal Remuneration Act

Payment of remuneration at equal rates to men and women workers and other matters


Section 5: No discrimination to be made while recruiting men and women workers

On and from the commencement of this Act, no employer shall, while making recruitment for the same work or work of a similar nature, or in any condition of service subsequent to recruitment such as promotion, training or transfer, make any discrimination against women except where the employment of women in such work is prohibited or restricted by or under any law for the time being in force:

Provided that the provisions of this section shall not affect any priority or reservation for scheduled castes or scheduled tribes, ex-servicemen, retrenched employees or any other class or category or persons in the matter of recruitment to the posts in an establishment or employment.

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Conditions of Service  Equal Remuneration  Gender Discrimination  Hiring a New Employee/Employee Joining The Company  Promotion of Employees  Recruitment  Reservation/Quotas  Retrenchment  Training  Transfer of Employee  Women Employees