Men and women equally likely to quit jobs

Gender differences in absences also relatively small
||Last Updated: 03/08/2007

The differences in quits and absenteeism between men and women are fairly small, according to a new Statistics Canada report.

In the past, women were considered more likely to quit their jobs or miss work due to family reasons than men. This gender difference was used as an explanation for the wage disparity between the sexes.

However, new data from the Statistics Canada report,