The Equal Remuneration Act & Rules,1976

The Equal Remuneration Act & Rules,1976

The objestive of this legislation is to ensure the payment of equal remuneration to men and women workers and for the prevention of discrimination, on the ground of sex, against women in the matter of employment and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.



  • It extends to the whole of India and applies to all establishments.
  • No employer shall show any discrimination against women while recruiting or framing service conditions after recruitment except where the employment of women in such work is prohibited or restricted under law.


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