46. The mandate of a sector-based pay equity committee is to facilitate the work of pay equity committees, or of employers in the absence of such committees, in establishing pay equity plans, by developing the following elements:
(1) the identification of major predominantly female job classes and of major predominantly male job classes;
(2) the description of the method and tools to be used to determine the value of such job classes;
(3) the determination of a value determination procedure.
A sector-based committee may also develop any other element relative to pay equity plans.
No element developed by a sector-based committee may discriminate on the basis of gender.