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The Coalition

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

– Margaret Mead

The New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity is a group of individuals and organizations that pursues and ensures the realization of the right to pay equity and to just conditions of work for women. To that end, the Coalition engages in communication, education, research, advocacy for the adoption and the implementation of adequate legislation, as well as public policy dialogue and development.

Our priorities for 2021-2022? 

1. Community CaregivingWe will continue to advocate for pay equity, better pay conditions, and public investments in the community caregiving sector wages.

2. Childcare services: We will advocate for pay equity and better working conditions for early childhood educator as the two levels of government lay the foundation for a $10 per day childcare system.

3. Pay Transparency: We will examine further the benefits of pay transparency as an additional tool to ensure pay equity.

4. Women, Economy, and Pandemic: We will continue to promote a feminist economic recovery.


The Coalition will also continue to advance the following issues:

  • Law and regulation on pay equity at the federal level
  • Pay equity in the Indigenous communities (federal jurisdiction)
  • Pay equity maintenance in the public sector at the provincial level
  • Provincial legislation for the private sector


Follow us on social media through the handle @equiteNBequity!

Check out the list of our latest achievements and future projects for more information.

Together, we can achieve equal and fair pay for all!

As of May 2021, the Coalition has over 1000 individual members as well as the following 100 member organizations including labour unions as well as community, municipal and faith-based organizations:

A glimpse of organizations working on pay equity here and abroad

We are not alone! Many organizationsnot-for-profit and governmentalare working on pay equity. Here are links to some of them.

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