CLOSING THE GENDER WAGE GAP: A BACKGROUND PAPER Ministry of Labour October 2015 Introduction Women in Ontario have made significant progress in areas such as labour force participation and education. Yet, they continue to earn less than men. Women are overrepresented 1 in lower-paying occupations and industries, make up a disproportionate number of employees in […]
PLANNING FOR GENDER EQUALITY BY 2025 Presentation by Mary Cornish September 28, 2015 Introduction On a daily basis, Ontario women are denied one of their most basic human rights –the right to non-discriminatory work and income. If women obtain paid work, they are often segregated in job ghettos with inferior conditions, denied access to […]
EQUALITY, FAIRNESS AND TRANSPARENCY IN ONTARIO WORKPLACES This submission to the Changing Workplace Review was prepared by Mary Cornish and Janet Borowy September 2015 Overview The Equal Pay Coalition is an organization of over 30 women’s groups, trade unions, community groups and business organizations formed in 1976 with the goal to eradicate the gender […]
RACE TO RETIREMENT Equal Pay Coalition, 2015 This video was produced for Equal Pay Day, 2015.
CLOSING THE GENDER PAY GAP TALK FOR ONTARIO POLICY ANALYSTS AND DECISION-MAKERS Equal Pay Coalition representatives Mary Cornish and her colleague Jen Quito deliver a talk to Ontario policy-makers The Ontario Premier has mandated a new role for Government decision-makers and policy analysts to develop and implement a wage gap strategy that will close the […]
This resource document is prepared for the purpose of starting the dialogue in Ontario and within the Ontario Government about how to develop and implement Premier Kathleen Wynne’s mandate to develop and implement a strategy to close Ontario’s gender pay gap and to apply a gender lens to government strategies, policies and programs to promote gender equality and the end to gender pay gap.
CLOSING ONTARIO’S GENDER PAY GAP – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET STARTED Presentation by Mary Cornish and Jennifer Quito Ontario Equal Pay Coalition to Governmental Decision-Makers, Counsel and Policy Analysts – www.equalpaycoalition.org March 27, 2015 Purpose of the presentation: 1. Overview of Ontario’s Gender Pay Gap 2. Show why government actors need to make […]
PREMIER KATHLEEN WYNNE’S 2014 MANDATE LETTER TO LABOUR September 2014 Premier’s instructions to the Minister of Labour on priorities for the year 2014 included the following: Women make up an integral part of our economy and society, but on average still do not earn as much as men. You will work with the Minister […]
WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO TO CLOSE THE GENDER PAY GAP? Equal Pay Coalition This video was produced by the Equal Pay Coalition and released just prior to the 2014 provincial election.
EQUAL PAY DAY CALL-TO-ACTION, 2014 Equal Pay Coalition, 2014 This video was produced for Equal Pay Day, 2014.