Friday, April 7, 2017

Saskatchewan gender, immigrant wage gaps among widest in Canada - THE STAR PHOENIX

by Alex Macpherson 
Originally published: April 6, 2017
Publisher: TheStarPhoenix.com 

Saskatchewan’s mining and nuclear industries have made strides toward hiring more women, but gender imbalance remains “the elephant in the room,” according to the vice-chair of a local organization that is determined to achieve parity in the sector. 

“It is a reality that we’re facing, is that women just aren’t interested in coming to the industry,” said Nancy Komperdo, who has been involved with Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear Saskatchewan (WIM/WIN) for four years.

“So how do we change that?”