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High heels row: MPs ‘shocked’ by women’s dress code stories

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

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

MP says her baby was kicked out of House

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

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

When A Company Is Failing, Female CEOs Get Blamed More Frequently Than Men

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

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Case for Day Care at the Office

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.

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Women of Color Hit a ‘Concrete Ceiling’ in Business

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

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Companies Are Different When More Women Are in Power

Companies run differently when more women hold power. Female executives often serve as role models for other women in the company. They push for better diversity practices and help men … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops

Women’s median annual earnings stubbornly remain about 20 percent below men’s. Why is progress stalling?  It may come down to this troubling reality, new research suggests: Work done by women … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Durable Designs for Women Who Wrangle and Weld

Physically demanding jobs may not be restricted to men anymore, but the women entering such careers are still finding it challenging to break into one aspect: work clothes. As more … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hydro One employee fired after yelling FHRITP at CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt

Shauna Hunt of CityNews was the latest woman targeted by a boorish trend known as FHRITP heckling, when a group of men shouted sexually explicit comments into her microphone as … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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