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Sexism in the Workplace

Sexism in the Workplace

McMaster University students set out to further the public's awareness with regards to sexism in the workplace.


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This blog is dedicated to making the public more aware of sexism in the workplace.
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Articles : 6
Since : 09/11/2011

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Sexism: Statistics and Facts

- Womens incomes are 61% of mens, according to Statistics Canada Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID), SLID is an in-depth monthly survey of the Canadian population while the census data used is derived from 20% of the population. - In 2 decades, womens incomes have increased by an average of $3000 - Only 11% of women make it into the top 20
Sexism Video Clips

Sexism Video Clips

A short video which touches base on the History of Sexism in the workplace. Newsweek's Jessica Bennett and Lynn Povich, who sued Newsweek in 1970, discuss the landmark case which changed sexism in the workplace A clip from Steve Carrell's comedy series "The Office" which demonstrates sexism in the workplace.

Sexism: Wage Differentials

Throughout society, a gender earnings gap still remains which can largely explained by the differences of male and female rank and area of work. Looking at salary earnings in Canadian Universities, it is shown that male salaries have been gradually declining across groups where as female salaries have remained stable. Warman, Woolley, and Worswick

Sexism: What is it?

Sexism is an act of discrimination which devalues a persons abilties based on their sex, such as restricted job opportunities. Such discrimination is most often directed towards women. Sexism often places impingements upon a persons ability to get hired, promoted, acquire an increase in pay, or obtain certain jobs. These impingements are often base

Neosexism: Modern Sexism

In recent years, there has been an increase in neosexist ideas within society. Neosexism can be defined as continuing discrimination towards women on the basis of women’s competence compared to men rather than direct discrimination based on their gender. Neosexism is present in workplaces when it comes to those in power positions. Considering tha

History of Sexism in the Workplace

Sexism in the workplace has been around for as long as women have been in the work force. The two main inequalities are “occupational segregation and wage disparity”(Gazso, 2004). Occupational segregation is how men and women are separated into certain jobs. For example, men would be categorized as police officers, firemen and doctors while wom