Salary transparency: The last border for pay equity?
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Salary transparency: The last border for pay equity?

Organizations, through the information they share or do not share with their employees, have a tremendous impact on equity at work. It is broadly acknowledged that a gender wage gap exists in organizations based in industrialized countries. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that a 22% disparity still prevails between men and women[1][2]. By and large, … Continue reading

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Towards a Gender-Responsive Institutional and Organizational Assessment Model

By Emmanuel Trépanier  Understanding how organizations function and operate is fundamental because organizations link with every aspects of our world. Development agencies, in particular, ought to be able to understand and improve their performance (and that of the in-country partner organizations they support) if they are to deliver development assistance in an efficient way. The … Continue reading

Beyond easy fixes: Ensuring the rights and safety of garment workers in the developing world
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Beyond easy fixes: Ensuring the rights and safety of garment workers in the developing world

By: Syed Sajjadur Rahman The plight of Bangladesh’s garment workers was thrust into the spotlight following the collapse in April 2013 of an eight-story factory building, the Rana Plaza, which caused the deaths of more than 1100 garment workers. Since then, some private sector coalitions and governments have investigated what can be done to prevent … Continue reading

Babies, Bosses and Pay Raises: Gender Bias in Organizational Culture
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Babies, Bosses and Pay Raises: Gender Bias in Organizational Culture

By Emmanuel Trépanier It is often assumed that progressive social and institutional policies that support gender equality in the work place can single-handedly level the playing field for women and men. New parents are an interesting object of analysis to test this assumption. In a New York Times article titled The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood … Continue reading