Member Interest Articles, Uncategorized

Happy International Women’s Day

The consequences of not centering women in this recovery will be long term and devastating

Access to quality, affordable child care is about economic justice for women and about increasing women’s participation in the workforce. Tell your story:
https://canadianplan.ca/iwdchild-care
Who are we losing from the workforce? Black, Indigenous and racialized women. Single moms, young women, low wage workers. We need our elected officials to do more than just pay lip service to women’s sacrifices in this pandemic – write to your MP and tell them:
https://canadianplan.ca/careeconomy/
The government has promised a National Action Plan on GenderBased Violence. Canada’s unions are working to make sure the plan includes strategies to prevent and address violence and harassment in the world of work. The first step? Ratify ILO Convention 190. Join us:
https://www.donewaiting.ca/email
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In 2018, Canada finally passed proactive pay equity legislation. Until the legislation comes into force, employers don’t have to comply. It’s time to follow through.