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Holly Stick

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Education and pay equity
« on: September 08, 2010, 03:24:58 PM »
Good post here:
 
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...the OECD estimates that the average Canadian man with a college or university education makes more than three times what he put into getting such an education, both in terms of direct costs and lost wages. For the average woman, the gain is more than double the cost...

http://nmpcanada.blogspot.com/2010/09/educating-canadians-and-sexism.html
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Re: Education and pay equity
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010, 10:25:15 PM »
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...Less clear is why, when compared to the 30 other countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Canada lags in pay equity. Experts, however, point to Canada’s less generous parental benefits and the fact that a higher percentage of Canadian women hold part-time jobs...

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/women-at-work-still-behind-on-the-bottom-line/article1699176/
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