If people are doing the same work for the same employer but are subject to different remuneration solely because of their skin colour, then this is discrimination. Such activity is unacceptable.
However, if different remuneration is imposed on people because of the different nature of their work, this is not discrimination. In this case, the reason for the different remuneration is that the nature of the work is different, not the skin colour of the employee.
Therefore, people who do the same job in the same position must receive the same remuneration, regardless of the skin colour of the employees. However, employees with different jobs may be paid different remuneration.
If you did not find an answer to your concern, you may contact the Estonian Commissioner for Gender Equality and Equal Treatment in a free format by sending an email to email@example.com. When contacting the Commissioner, the identity of the person shall not be disclosed and, upon request, anonymity shall be guaranteed. You can also contact both the labour dispute committee and the Chancellor of Justice for conciliation procedure.