When there is a difference in pay for people in similar roles who perform similar work. Most companies start by addressing adjusted pay gaps using salary bands and a compensation framework.
(noun) Frequently used to describe someone that does not directly identify as POC or LGBTQ but supports their rights, equality for all, and uses their voice and actions to help make progress
(noun; also used as an adjective) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual+
Systemic differences in pay between different demographic groups in a business, which often exist between men and women, and white people and people of color. (From Courier Media)
Person of color
When there is an overall difference in pay between two groups of people when you compare pay for all people at a company, regardless of their function or level of seniority. Companies can eliminate unadjusted pay gaps by making sure women or other minorities are represented across all levels of the organisation (which evens out the average pay for different groups across the business).