Sunday, September 6, 2009

Women outnumber men in Canadian workforce

For the first time in history there are more women than men in Canada's workforce. A recently issued labour force survey found that about 7.1 million women were in paid employment during the first half of 2009, compared to 6.9 million men.
That means that about 50.7% of the Canadian workforce is female! Read more on here. The article also mentions that women are still paid less than men, about 71 cents on the dollar.