Falling pension membership in the private sector and growing value of public service pensions led to a significant increase in the estimated public sector pay differential
from 1997 to 2009, even though headline pay grew faster in the private sector.
The appropriations for civilian personnel include the following: Salary differential, step increment due to length of service, 13th-month pay differential
, PhilHealth differential, employees compensation insurance premiums differential, and retirement and life insurance premiums differential.
Another exception is if an employer has a "bona fide" reason other than gender for disparate pay, such as education, training or experience, and if the pay differential
is out of "business necessity.
A proposal to increase the pay of 215 non-union Lane County employees, most of them managers and supervisors, has a self-reinforcing logic: A pay differential
between unionized workers and their bosses must be maintained, salaries in Lane County government have fallen behind those in comparable counties, and recruitment is becoming a problem.
The country's largest aged-care provider, BUPA, wants to retain a pay differential
above the new minimum wage of $14.
But the decline in the pay differential
between skilled and unskilled workers -- what economists call the "skill premium" -- has also played an important role.
Currently none of the higher education institutions in Wales have committed to pay their staff a living wage despite a recent report demonstrating that the pay differential
between the highest and lowest paid members of the workforce is the biggest in the public sector at a ratio of 1:19.
In higher cost of living countries, we would see the pay differential
being narrower," he added.
A number of important factors have been ignored in the Treasury's analysis, and once these are factored in, there is no clear evidence that a persistent pay differential
exists across the public sector.
Differential Wage Payment Credit for Employers--Eligible small business employers that pay differential
wages can claim a credit equal to 20% of up to $20,000 of differential pay made to an employee during the tax year.
Factory on strike over pay differential
PICKETS were out at the APV Group factory in Billingham where men were on strike over a pounds 18 per week pay gap between them and a sister plant in the south.
The Affordable Care Act includes some provisions to address these issues, including bonuses to primary care physicians to help deal with the pay differential
with specialists, loan repayment programs, and a provision to shift unused residency slots to primary care.