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N.B. employers get five years to fix gender equity • PM restructures HR ministry • Trying to unionize Wal-Mart, again • Firms have trouble fixing poor leaders • Bureaucracy awash in nepotism: report • Acrobat with HIV challenges Cirque du Soleil • Stress highest in service industry
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2004

N.B. employers get five years to fix gender equity

Fredericton

— The New Brunswick government is asking businesses to join a five-year voluntary plan to reduce the pay gap between men and women. Margaret-Ann Blaney, Minister for the Status of Women, said if there is no measurable difference after five years the province will consider legislation.

PM restructures HR ministry

Ottawa