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The Act to promote Transparency in Wage Structures among Women and Men
(Transparency in Wage Structures Act)
(Entgelttransparenzgesetz – EntgTranspG)

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Übersetzung durch den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums für Gesundheit.

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Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 25 des Gesetzes vom 5. Juli 2021 (BGBl. I S. 3338)
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Part 1
General provisions
Section 1The purpose of the Act
Section 2Scope of application
Section 3Prohibition of direct or indirect remuneration discrimination based on gender
Section 4Determination of equal work or work of equal value, discrimination-free remuneration systems
Section 5General definition of terms
Section 6Responsibilities of employers, parties to the collective wage agreement and employee or worker representatives
Section 7Principle of equal pay
Section 8Invalidity of agreements
Section 9Prohibition of victimisation
Part 2
Individual procedures to verify equal pay
Section 10Individual entitlement to disclosure
Section 11Information on reference activity and reference remuneration
Section 12Scope
Section 13Tasks and rights of the works council
Section 14Procedures in the case of employers bound by and applying collective wage agreements
Section 15Procedures in the case of employers not bound by and not applying collective wage agreements
Section 16The public service
Part 3
Internal company procedures to verify and establish equal pay
Section 17Internal company evaluation procedures
Section 18Conducting internal company evaluation procedures
Section 19Elimination of remuneration discrimination
Section 20Cooperation and information
Part 4
Reporting obligations for employers
Section 21Report on gender equality and equal pay
Section 22Reporting period and publication
Part 5
Evaluation, responsibility of the equal opportunities officer, transitional provisions
Section 23Evaluation and reporting
Section 24Responsibility of the equal opportunities officer
Section 25Transitional provisions