The Act describes offences and penalties for anyone who:
- Prevents a Review Officer from exercising his or her duties [35. (5)].
- Violates [9. (2)] by intimidating a person who is exercising their rights to pay equity.
- Fails to comply with an order of the Hearings Tribunal [25. (2)].
- Breaks confidentiality of information provided under the proxy method [21.17 (7)].
If convicted of the above offences, the guilty party can be fined up to $5,000 in the case of an individual, or $50,000 in any other case .
If a corporation or bargaining agent commits the above offences, any of its officers, officials or agents who authorize, permit or acquiesce in the contravention is a party to and guilty of the offences. They are subject to the penalty regardless of whether the corporation or bargaining agent has been prosecuted or convicted [26. (2)].