Pay equity

Pay equity

Global gender gap report 2011

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Ricardo Hausmann
Laura D. Tyson
Saadia Zahidi
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World Economic Forum
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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.”

Retaining employment equity measures in trade agreements

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Lucie Lamarche
Rémi Bachand
Aurélie Arnaud
Rachel Chagnon
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Status of Women Canada
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2005
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Ottawa, ON

Presents a case study focusing on the federal model of employment equity.

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ISBN 0662686292
WORK.L36 2005
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Includes bibliographical references. Text in English and French on inverted pages.

Moving forward on the pay equity task force recommendations: report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

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Anita Neville, M.P.
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Standing Committee on the Status of Women
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2005
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Ottawa, ON

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.

Women's healthcare jobs threatened by privatizaiton. British Columbia: a case in point

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Marjorie Griffin Cohen
Marcy Cohen
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Network/Le Réseau
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2004
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Winnipeg, MB

Examines the impact of British Columbia's decision to privatize health support jobs, a female-dominated workforce.

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ISSN 14800039

A return to wage discrimination: pay equity losses through the privatization of health care

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Marjorie Griffin Cohen
Marcy Cohen
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC Office
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2004
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Vancouver, BC

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.

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ISBN 0886273846
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Includes bibliographical references.

Pay equity: a fundamental human right

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Margot E. Young
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Status of Women Canada
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2002
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Ottawa, ON

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.

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ISBN 066266809X
WORK.Y68 2002
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: L'équité salariale, un droit de la personne fondamental.

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

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Conseil du statut de la femme
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Consiel du statut de la femme (CSF)
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2000
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Quebec, QC

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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ISBN 2550355113
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