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are employers legally allowed to punish (e.g. fire, reprimand, etc.) an employee who shares wage/salary information with their colleagues? No. Section 8 of the BC Labour Relations Code preserves for the employee "the freedom to communicate to an employee a statement of fact [...] with respect to the employer's business". More conclusively, section ...


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In many countries, this would directly conflict with the legal requirement that equal work be equally payed. One of the very reasons why it was (or often still is) a fact that men earn more for the same job than women, is because salaries are kept secret. If it was illegal to share information about ones earnings, this could not be counteracted on. The ...


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australia Wage information is confidential: but only on the employer In Australia, an employer must keep the remuneration of their employees confidential (subject to legal disclosure requirements). However, employees can take out full-page ads in the newspaper about them if they want. Whether such information is disclosed or discussed within a workplace or ...


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So do I add up the actual hours worked over 8 weeks or just the time I was paid for? You add up the wages received during the last 8 weeks, not necessarily consecutive, during which you have worked a normal or average hours for you. If you were ill, or on maternity leave, those weeks don't count. An example is included later in your link, under “Normal” or “...


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