Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The business case for investing in equality - HRM CANADA

by Emily Douglas
Originally published: November 28, 2017

Gender equality has been at the forefront of Canada’s HR agenda for the past few years.

While significant progress has been made, research from the McKinsey Global Institute has found that Canada is still suffering from a “substantial gender gap”.

According to data from Canada’s national statistics agency, female employees earn on average $0.74 for every $1 their male counterparts pocket.

The overriding issue of gender equality and inclusion is one which Dr Raeleen Manjak, director of human resources with the City of Vernon, discussed with HRD.