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Compensation (Undergraduate - IRE 367)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 367, with research papers and assignments.

Pay Equity - Books Available Though U of T Libraries

Pay Equity

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Pay Equity - Selected Resources

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.

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.

Elliott, C. J. Ontario's equity laws: A complete guide to pay and employment equity. Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book. Updated loose-leaf volumes.

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.

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

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.

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