Recently, a report related to Ontario’s Gender Pay Gap was released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
The report, “Every Step You Take: Ontario’s Gender Pay Gap Ladder” indicates the following:
On average, a working woman in Ontario earns 70.6 cents for every dollar a man makes*.
With each step that women take on the income ladder, the wage gap increases.
According to the report, the findings stated above is “true for women in every occupation and industry sector and across all age groups and education levels.”
The Equal Pay Coalition has called on the business community and Premier Kathleen Wynne to end gender pay inequality in Ontario by 2025. Read the article.
Read Employment E-News – May 2016 – It’s Time to Grow
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