Search Resources (English): Pay equity

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The long march forward: a history of women's rights

Outlines milestones in the history of the women's movement in Canada, particularily in Québec, from 1608 to 1999. Special emphasis is placed on changes in legislation that have affected women's rights to equal pay and protection under the law.

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Published: 2000
Moving forward on the pay equity task force recommendations: report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Reports on the Pay Equity Task Force's work to develop a series of options and recommendations to improve the legislative framework for dealing with pay equity matters. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Retaining employment equity measures in trade agreements
Presents a case study focusing on the federal model of employment equity. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Pay equity: a fundamental human right
Examines what interpretive consequences might flow from the removal of federal pay equity provisions from their current location in the Canadian Human Rights Act and placement of such provisions in their own stand-alone legislation. (See Details)
Published: 2002
A return to wage discrimination: pay equity losses through the privatization of health care
Looks at the impact of contracting out of hospital services on pay equity gains that had been won through years of bargaining by health care unions. Link requries PDF reader. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women's healthcare jobs threatened by privatizaiton. British Columbia: a case in point
Examines the impact of British Columbia's decision to privatize health support jobs, a female-dominated workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Global gender gap report 2011

The sixth annual report from the World Economic Forum finds that women’s economic equality in the world is not keeping pace with our progress in health and education. States that, “Over the past six years, while 85% of countries are improving their gender equality ratios, for the rest of the world the situation is declining, most notably in several African and South American countries.”

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Published: 2011