It is a historic win for midwives, a historic win for pay equity, and a historic win for all workers in female-dominated professions. In a groundbreaking case, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) ruled today that the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care discriminated against midwives
The wage gap for Ontario's most female-dominated profession, midwifery, is at least 48%. Pay Equity is long #overdue! Here's why.
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Manavi Handa is a midwife who has been practicing in the Greater Toronto Area for 18 years. She primarily serves immigrant and refugee clients, people who have left war and trauma to find a new life in Canada.
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Courtney Graham is a midwife who has been practicing for four years in downtown Toronto. She believes pay equity is about respect.