Women in retail face triple whammy in pay gap

Here is an excerpt from the news today: Gender pay gap worst in retail

“Although almost 60 per cent of the province’s overall retail workforce is female, men still outnumber women in the highest-paid retail job: management. Men are also paid more than women in every single category of retail work, and are more likely than women to enjoy a full-time role, the study finds. “I’ve studied retail work for six years, but the seriousness of the pay inequities in Ontario still surprised and angered me,” said Kendra Coulter of Brock University, who co-wrote the report funded by the Ontario Pay Equity Commission. “This is not about a few bad apples. There is a widespread devaluing of women workers across the sector.”

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