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Women, people of colour and immigrants in Canada’s technology sector saw employment and pay inequities persist — and in some cases, worsen — between 2001 and 2016, with women increasingly excluded from tech work throughout that period, according to a new report from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship at Toronto Metropolitan University. “It’s infuriating […]

Canadian women are retiring with 78 per cent of the wealth accumulated by Canadian men, slightly better than the global average of 74 per cent, according to a new report by WTW. In North America, it found pay gaps and delayed career progression are the primary drivers of the wealth disparity between men and women, […]

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  • November 11, 2022 November 10, 2022
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The majority (84 per cent) of Canadian employees say they support a pay transparency law that would require employers to disclose salary ranges in job postings, according to a new survey by Leger Marketing Inc. on behalf of Talent.com. The survey, which polled more than 1,500 employees, found 45 per cent of employees feel they’re […]

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  • November 9, 2022 November 9, 2022
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Canada’s gender pension gap is growing as Canadian women received an average of 18 per cent less retirement income than men in 2020, according to a report by Ontario’s pay equity office. It found the gap is more pronounced among women in visible minority groups (37 per cent), among sources of private retirement income (28 per […]

Canadian base salaries are set to increase by four per cent in 2023, a percentage that’s comparable to 2022, according to a new survey by LifeWorks Inc. The survey, which polled more than 500 Canadian employers, found while roughly six per cent of organizations froze their base salaries in 2022, fewer than two per cent plan […]

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  • September 26, 2022 September 26, 2022
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While nearly three-quarters of U.S. executives (74 per cent) and workers (71 per cent) agree pay equity is a top priority, employees say there’s more work to be done on the issue, according to a new survey by the Harvard Business Review and human resources consultancy UKG. The survey, which polled more than 3,000 employees […]

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  • September 21, 2022 September 20, 2022
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Insurance broker Lussier Inc. is acquiring human resources consultancy Matière Grise. The acquisition will allow the Quebec-based broker to expand its employee benefits consulting services, including compensation, occupational health and safety, safety groups, group insurance and pension plans, according to a press release. Read: Telus completes acquisition of LifeWorks “Through its recognized expertise and its […]

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  • September 19, 2022 September 19, 2022
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Editorial

While we speak regularly with outstanding women in the human resources, benefits, pension and investment industries, our annual Women’s Issue allows us to take a broader view, including how these women’s careers have evolved, their perspectives on mentorship and work-life balance, as well as their thoughts about pay equity and gender diversity. When I wrote […]

Just because employers are transparent with their compensation philosophy or ranges, it doesn’t always mean they’re equitable in their compensation process, says Andrea Bartlett, director of people operations at Humi. Pay transparency is the disclosure of certain compensation details by businesses, while pay equity is a process that companies can use to close the compensation […]

While diversity, equity and inclusion has been a major focus over the past two years, good intentions must be matched by action. Wendy Cukier, founder of the Diversity Institute at Toronto Metropolitan University There’s been a lot more talk about DEI in recent years, which is a good thing. However, progress in some areas has […]