Employers today still pay women much less then their male colleges. I have found employers that find excuses and loop holes for this reasoning, but yet women in male dominated fields still suffer less pay for equal work. Loop holes need to be closed and resources need to be more available for women to seek equal pay without risk of losing their jobs.
Part-time employees should be compensated at the same rate as full-time employees performing the same work – to eliminate the incentive for employers to hire part-time simply to avoid paying benefits. Employees ineligible for supplementary benefits should have the cash value thereof added to their pay.
The Ontario government often engages in private-public partnerships and procures goods and services from private companies and contractors (i.e. construction companies often bid for infrastructure contracts). I propose that we should give extra consideration to companies who have a minimum threshold of women on their Board of Directors or in senior management positions. Currently, there is a significant lack of female ...more »