The Ontario government is holding consultations around the province on closing the gender wage gap. Read our backgrounder and get ready to participate.
Women in Ontario earn 31.5% less than men. A publicly funded child care system is key to closing this gender wage gap, both for mothers in the labour force and for the child care workforce that is 97% female. Learn important messages and key facts and figures to help get ready to participate in the government's public town hall sessions.
- Gender Wage Gap: Public Town Hall Meetings. Backgrounder for RECE's, child care workers, parents and supporters
- Child care system key to closing wage gap. Joint statement from OCBCC, AECEO and CRRU for Equal Pay Day 2015
- Equal Pay Coalition
- Read more about the government's Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee and their consultation process.