32. THE EQUAL REMUNERATION ACT, 1976
This Act is enacted to prohibit discrimination of women in the matter of remuneration (Pay-Wages) with men. It provides equal pay to men and women for same work or work of similar nature. It also prohibit discrimination while recruiting men and women workers (except where the employment of women in such work is prohibited or restricted by any law).

Government is empowered to appoint authorities for hearing and deciding claims and complaints. The appointment of Inspectors for implementation of this Act is also made.

Breach of provisions of this Act are offence and punishable.

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