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"... more women than men vote in New Brunswick elections? And that to date, more women are undecided about how they will vote on September 27: 46% of women and 35% of men are undecided (CRA survey for Radio-Canada/Acadie Nouvelle released September 20, 2010). The parties have an interest in hearing your concerns.” (Message from the NB Advisory Council on the Status of Women)

Justin and Equi-Thea in… “We Don't Work For Peanuts”
 
ACTION
Here is our chance! Contact the traditional parties’ provincial offices and candidates in your riding to ask for pay equity legislation in the private sector!
 
PLATFORMS
See each party’s platform on Pay equity below.
 
New Democratic Party
“The NDP will introduce legislation modeled on successful pay equity legislation already in place in Quebec. The NDP Pay Equity Act would require employers with ten or more employees to implement a pay equity plan within four years. Employers would be prohibited from lowering wages to achieve pay equity. Like Quebec, the law would be monitored and enforced by a Pay Equity Commission, which would also assist small business in complying with the law, reducing the burden imposed on them by the Act.” (http://nbndp.ca/node/371) For details on the NDP's commitment, see their , p. 21.platform
 
Green Party
“A Green government would: (…) Legislate pay equity in the private sector.” (2010 Platform)
 
Liberal Party
“A Liberal Government will:
·         Complete the pay equity adjustments for home care and child care workers by 2015
·         Complete the job evaluations for workers in community residences
·         Begin job evaluations for early childhood interventionist, community residence and ADAPT workers and special care home attendants.” (2010 Platform)
 
Progressive-Conservative Party
No mention of pay equity in their platform.
 

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