Keyword: pay equity

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U.S. employers are increasingly posting salary ranges for job openings, even in states where it’s not required by law, according to analysts with several major job search websites. Following new legislation in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington and elsewhere, employers across the country are becoming more transparent about pay in order to stay competitive […]


British Columbia is introducing pay transparency legislation to help close the province’s gender pay gap. Once the legislation is passed on Nov. 1, 2023, all B.C. employers will be required to include wage or salary ranges on all publicly advertised jobs. Employers will also be required to publicly post reports on their gender pay gap, […]

More than half (51 per cent) of U.S. workers say there’s a gender pay gap in their workplaces, up 121 per cent since 2019, according to a new survey by software company Beqom. The survey, which polled 1,000 U.S. employees and 1,000 U.K. employees, found roughly a third of U.S. (35 per cent) and U.K. (31 […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 15, 2023 March 15, 2023
  • 15:00

Women have powered a recent shift toward higher-paying and higher-skilled jobs, but a pay gap will persist until they cease being outnumbered by men in senior management positions, according to a new report by the Royal Bank of Canada. Canada’s labour market saw nearly 200,000 women stream into jobs involving less in-person contact and often […]

Employers in traditionally male-dominated industries can use flexible benefits and a diversity-minded approach to hiring to attract more female talent, says Deirdre Chong-Smith, a compensation consultant at Eckler Ltd. “Something that tends to get overlooked when thinking about an inclusive workplace is having a flexible benefits package that can cover any type of person or […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • February 17, 2023 February 22, 2023
  • 09:00

Last October, Ontario’s pay equity office reported Canadian women received an average of 18 per cent less retirement income than men in 2020, which is three per cent higher than the gap observed in 1976, the earliest year for which data is available. How has progress moved backwards in the past 44 years, even though women are […]

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, […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 11, 2022 November 10, 2022
  • 09:00

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 The survey, which polled more than 1,500 employees, found 45 per cent of employees feel they’re […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 9, 2022 November 9, 2022
  • 15:00

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 […]