Research indicates that parental leave policies have differential effects depending on family income, with low-income families less likely to take full advantage of parental leave benefits.
In 2017, 90% of mothers took maternity leave, but only 12% of fathers took or intended to take paternity leave. Why? To shed light on the implications of paternity leaves and fatherhood, we hosted a scholarly discussion during our 3rd Annual Research Roundtable.
Sarah Kaplan explains in The Niagara Independent why Bill 3, Ontario’s proposed Pay Transparency Act, is unnecessary and, if implemented, unlikely to succeed.
Research indicates that gender-neutral policies actually led to higher tenure rates among men and lower tenure rates among women, widening the promotion gap in academia.
University of Toronto Magazine
Sarah Kaplan writes about the gender wage gap: Women pay a price for seeking more flexible jobs after having children. Good legislation won’t solve the problem – we need to look at cultural changes, too.
Sarah Kaplan appears on TVO's The Agenda to talk about the challenges with Canada's new parental leave policy.
Sarah Kaplan comments on new family care policies in an op-ed in the Toronto Star -- pointing out that it might not help, and might even hurt, especially women's careers.