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Canadian men still leading the gender gap?

Posted by sweens on March 6, 2009

The Ottawa Business Journal is reporting that less then 6% of the countries top earners in 2008 were women.  The recenty study from 2008 Catalyst Census of Women Corportate Officers and Top Earners stated that little changed from women in the workforce from 2006 to 2008.  In 2008, women represented 5.6% of the 1,044 top-earning positions of FP500 Companies.  The article goes on to state that this is an increase of 0.2% since 2006.

The study also stated that the number of female corporate officers grew by almost two percentage points over the last two years, however women still still hold less thrn 17% of corporate officer positions, and only about 11.4% of senior leadership line roles. 

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