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Law of Labour Relations, Law in the Workplace, and Labour Arbitration (IRE 1270, IRE 1338, and IRE 1260)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 1260, IRE 1270 and IRE 1338, with research papers and assignments.

Books - Pay Equity

Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine Articles & Reports

    See the Tumblrwork&labour news&research for the latest on Pay Equity or Gender Pay Gap

Ontario’s Equity Laws : a Complete Guide to Pay and Employment Equity (On Proview on UTL Catalogue)

Pay Equity Commission Ontario 

Gender Pay Gap Report 2017, TD Securities, April 2018.

Gender Wage Gap, The Conference Board of Canada, April 2017.

Schirle, T. (2015). The Gender Wage Gap in the Canadian Provinces, 1997–2014. Canadian Public Policy 41(4). 309-319.

Cornish, C., Borowy, J. (2015 Sept. 18). Equality, Fairness and Transparency in Ontario Workplaces: Submissions to the Changing Workplace Review. Equal Pay Coaltion.

The Global Gender Gap Report 2015, World Economic Forum

McDonald, J. A., & Thornton, R. J. (2015). “Coercive Cooperation?" Ontario's Pay Equity Act of 1998 and the Gender Pay Gap. Contemporary Economic Policy, 33(4), 606-618.

Closing the Gender Wage Gap: a Background Paper, Ontario Ministry of Labour, October 2015.

Vincent, C. (2013). Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men? A Synthesis of Findings from Canadian Microdata. Canadian Research Centre Data Network.

Cornish, Mary (2013). Ten Ways to Close Ontario's Wage Gap. Ontario: Ontario Center for Policy Alternatives 

Toronto Star, November 27, 2013: "Ontario Midwives take legal action for pay equity" by Andrea Gordon

Women's Earnings and Income, Catalyst

Calculating the Gap, Equal Pay Coalition

Morissette, R., Picot, G. and Lu, Y. (2013). The Evolution of Canadian Wages over the Last Three Decades. Statistics Canada
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Ontario Pay Equity Commission. Gender Wage Gap

Ontario Pay Equity Commission. An Overview of Pay Equity in Various Canadian Jurisdictions.

Cornish, M. (2014). Growing Concern: Ontario's Gender Pay Gap. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Cornish, M. (2013). 10 Ways to Close Ontario's Gender Pay Gap. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Drolet, M. (2011). Why has the gender wage gap narrowed? Perspectives on Labour and Income, 23(1), 5-15.

Singh, P., & Peng, P. (2010). Canada's bold experiment with pay equity. Gender in Management, 25(7), 570-585.

Vaughan-Whitehead, D. (2010). Fair wages: Strengthening corporate social responsibility. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Cornish, M. (2008). Putting fairness back into women's pay: the case for pay equity in Ontario. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Goldhar, R. (2004). Restructuring Pay Equity. Journal of Law & Equality. Toronto: University of Toronto

Mortensen, D. (2003). Wage dispersion: Why are similar workers paid differently. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press

Gunderson, M.. (2002). The Evolution and Mechanics of Pay Equity in Ontario. Canadian Public Policy / Analyse De Politiques, 28, S117–S131.

Handman, S., Jensen, K. (1999). Pay equity in Canada: an Overview, Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, 7.

Perlman, R., & Pike, M. (1994). Sex discrimination in the labour market: The case for comparable worth. Manchester [England: Manchester University Press.

Fudge, J., & McDermott, P. (1991). Just wages: A feminist assessment of pay equity. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Federal Equity Manual by Soma Ray-Ellis. Carswell, 2002 - 2018 (ceased publication)