Keyword: Pay equity

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Employers must prepare to be compliant with federal pay equity: Mercer

Canadian employers may need to re-evaluate how they think about job classes and compensation when the federal pay equity legislation comes into effect. The new legislation, which was announced in October 2018, has strict requirements for how employers measure a job’s worth to the organization for the purpose of compensation. Some workplaces may not be […]

Canadian women earning $0.84 for every dollar earned by men: study

Canada’s gender pay gap is at 16.1 per cent, with women earning roughly $0.84 for every dollar earned by men, according to a new survey by Glassdoor Inc. The study, which looked at the wages earned by men and women in eight countries, found when statistical controls are applied for employee and job characteristics — including age, […]

Pay equity problem persists in Canadian workplaces: survey

Canadian men earn an average annual salary of $66,504, 25 per cent more than the reported average of $49,721 for women, according to a new survey by Leger Research. It found the gap widens when additional compensation, such as bonuses and profit-sharing plans, are factored in. In this case, annual earnings averaged $5,823 for men and $3,912 for […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 09:30
Pay gap between women, men in Canadian tech jobs is nearly $20K per year: study

Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor’s degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts — and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says. The Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, housed within Ryerson University in Toronto, crunched […]

Strike looms at Globe and Mail over pensions, benefits, gender pay gap

Unionized employees at the Globe and Mail could be on strike by midnight Wednesday over disputes with the newspaper around pensions, benefits and a gender wage gap. The 320 employees, who are members of Unifor Local 87-M, include reporters, editors, circulation, operations and advertising sales staff. They gave the bargaining committee a 94 per cent strike […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 14, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:15
Most Canadian employers not tracking gender pay gap: report

The majority of Canadian companies aren’t closely watching differences in pay or advancement between men and women and other key measures of progress, according to a report on gender equality in corporate Canada and the United States. The Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ commissioned a survey of human resources professionals in Canada and […]

Millennial employees more likely to be involved in mentoring: survey

Nearly half (46 per cent) of millennial workers have a mentor, compared with just 27 per cent of employees over age 35, according to a survey by American Express and Catalyst Canada. The survey, which polled 1,440 Canadians over the age of 22 working in a corporate environment, also found 34 per cent of all female […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 5, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 08:45
Google walkout protests mishandled sexual harassment

Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the technology giant’s mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives. From Toronto and Tokyo to London and San Francisco, highly paid engineers and other workers staged walkouts of around an hour, reflecting rising #MeToo-era frustration among women over frat-house […]

Feds introduce pay equity legislation

A week after publishing the results of a consultation on the topic, the federal government is introducing pay equity legislation for federally regulated workplaces. Under the pay equity regime, employers will be required to examine their compensation practices to ensure women who work in federally regulated workplaces receive equal pay for work of equal value. This includes the federal […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 30, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 15:30
Federal government publishes report on pay equity

The federal government has published its report on pay equity after consulting with some 40 stakeholders in moving forward with pay equity legislation. Drawing on the feedback of employer and employee representatives, as well as organizations focused on proactive pay equity in federally regulated workplaces, the report looks at four topics: the new pay equity legislation’s coverage; implementing pay equity; maintaining […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 25, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 16:30