Women’s Work and Labour Rights

Some Progress
Some Progress

Women in Canada continue to be paid lower wages than men, are overrepresented in the most precarious jobs, and more likely to experience violence and harassment in the workplace.

7 in 10

The ratio of workers in Canada that have experienced some form of harassment and violence at work. Women workers, Indigenous workers, racialized workers, workers with disabilities, and workers who are a part of the 2SLGBTQ community are more likely to be targeted.

— Bea Bruske, Canadian Labour Congress President, 2023

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