The little black dress (or LBD, as it is commonly abbreviated) was a uniform designed to keep certain women in their place. Only later was it co-opted as haute couture … Continue reading
She was the first lawyer to transition in a major Montreal law firm. For Marie Laure Leclercq, it was a matter of survival. Word count: 2,825 words Access the full … Continue reading
Across the country, when the mills close and the factories shutter, often the largest employers that remain in economically depressed communities are hospitals, nursing homes, and other health-care providers… Although these … Continue reading
An inquiry into work dress codes has exposed “widespread discrimination” against women, MPs have said. The investigation was prompted by a petition, being debated by MPs, that called for a … Continue reading
A Quebec MP is calling for change after she says she was asked to remove her three-month-old baby from the House of Commons during a vote. Hassainia, who is still … Continue reading
It’s not your imagination or a just a hunch: Female chief executives are treated differently by the media than their male counterparts, a new analysis of press coverage of CEOs … Continue reading
Child-care centers can be expensive and complex to run. But companies say they pay off in employee morale and retention. Word count: 1,062 words Access the full story here.
Many women of color who have made it to the executive suite describe the process as breaking through not a glass ceiling, but a concrete one. Research suggests that women … Continue reading