Public Consultation August 2017

[Closed consultation]

Public Consultation on Measures to Tackle the Gender Pay Gap

From: Department of Justice and Equality
First published: 22/08/2017

This consultation closed at: 17:00 on Wednesday 04/10/2017. A summary and compilation of responses received is given below.

Seeking views on measures to tackle the gender pay gap in Ireland.


Public Consultation Document on the Gender Pay Gap (PDF), 13 pages Measures to tackle the gender pay gap: consultation paper, August 2017

Summary of Responses to Public Consultation (PDF), 28 pages Summary of Public Consultation

Compilation of Responses to Public Consultation (PDF) 266 pages Compilation of Submissions Received

Consultation description:
The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charles Flanagan TD and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD, launched a public consultation on tackling the gender pay gap on 9 August 2017.
In the consultation paper, interested parties are invited to give their views on the factors creating the gender pay gap, the actions that need to be taken; and whether they can contribute to implementing those actions.

Ways to respond:

email us:, with “Gender Pay Gap Consultation 2017” in the subject line

write to us:

Gender Pay Gap Consultation 2017
Gender Equality Division,
2nd Floor, Bishops Square,
Redmond’s Hill,
Dublin 2,