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Un)equal pay : Canadian and international perspectives

Un)equal pay : Canadian and international perspectives

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Published by Resources for Feminist Research, 1979. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equal pay for equal work -- Canada,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Canada,
  • Wages -- Women -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 81-115.

    Statementedited by Ceta Ramkhalawansingh.. --
    SeriesResources for feminist research. Special publication -- 7
    ContributionsRamkhalawansingh, Ceta
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 145 p. -- ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19896346M

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    Recent trends in the Canadian urban system and their implications for planning and public policy, Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 12(1), pp. 22 – Google Scholar Breau, S. () Income inequality across Canadian provinces in an era of globalization: explaining recent trends, Canadian Geographer, 51(1), pp. 72 – Of the outsourced garments made in the garment factories, 32 percent were intended for U.S., Canadian, and European stores. In the aftermath of the collapse, it was revealed that Walmart jeans were made in the Ether Tex garment factory on the fifth floor of the Rana Plaza building, while , pounds of clothing for The Children’s Place.

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The gender wage gap is a different concept that reflects the consequences of unequal pay and a lack of other work-life supports.

employees on the books, International perspectives on forty. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Discrimination is the most significant factor driving the gender pay gap in Australia, according to a new report by KPMG.

Researchers attributed gender discrimination to almost two-fifths (39%) of. Gap Index ; International Women’s Democracy Center ; Inter-Parliamentary Union ). Yet, it was not until that women in Kuwait were granted the right to vote and stand for election (see Table ), and sadly, as of this writing, women in Saudi Arabia do not yet.

There are different ways to calculate gender-pay ratios. A broad measure – of annual earnings among full-year, full-time workers – shows women earned cents for every dollar a man earned. What Pay Inequity Looks Like at Highest and Lowest. Most states have implemented laws against gender discrimination, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of protects women at the federal level even though disparities persist.

In Louisiana, for instance, the gender pay gap is 31%, the largest wage gap in the nation.  . The good news is that there’s a clear path ahead to fair pay for women. What Is NWLC Doing.

We’ve been working for more than four decades to make sure men and women earn the same pay for the same work — and women’s wages have come a long way in that time.

But there’s still a lot more to be done. With a particular focus on the British printing industry, this book tackles the ongoing issue of pay inequality and examines the challenges facing many women today.

By analysing organisation processes within the workplace, the author considers the unequal allocation of. Gender Pay Gaps. Throughout much of the 20th century, the average woman earned about 60% of what the average man earned. Starting in the late s, there was a substantial increase in women’s relative earnings, with women coming to earn about 80% of what men earned.

Equal pay for equal work is the concept of labour rights that individuals in the same workplace be given equal pay. It is most commonly used in the context of sexual discrimination, in relation to the gender pay pay relates to the full range of payments and benefits, including basic pay, non-salary payments, bonuses and allowances.

StatsCan on gender pay gap: Women earn 87¢ to men's $1 Although a gender wage gap in hourly wages still exists, it decreased by percentage points from.

The national gender pay gap in Australia has remained stable at 14% with men on average earning $ more per week than women.

Australian Bureau of Statistics labour force figures released on. Today is Equal Pay Day in the United States. This means that on average, women in the United States had to work all of plus this far into to catch up to what men earned last year.

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