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English definition of “equal pay”

equal pay

noun [U]     HR
the idea that different groups , for example men and women, should be paid the same amount of money for doing the same or similar jobs , rather than one group being paid more than another: The principle of equal pay for equal work is still far from universal . Plans to give temporary workers equal pay and conditions will drive up costs for small and medium businesses . achieve / receive /get equal pay equal pay claims / laws / legislation the battle / fight / struggle for equal pay
(Definition of equal pay noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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