He added: "In the past year we've had more males employed in technical roles, which accounts for the larger year on year gap. This is a genuine commitment to lasting change and we must welcome these efforts even if it does mean the numbers do initially go up instead of down".
A year ago was the first time all companies of 250 employees or more in the United Kingdom were required to publish their gender pay gap data.
Rizvi says that although the wage gap still sits at 30 percent in Ontario, the raising of minimum wage, did help the cause for equal pay.
"As we head into the third year of gender pay gap reporting we need to see more of how organisations are responding and the actions they are taking".
Companies in the same sector who filed Gender Pay Gap reports a year ago had an average pay gap of 29%**. The resulting findings showed that any gender pay disparity at Guide Dogs does not appear to be due to a lack of female representation at senior levels.
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It should be considered that these figures are extracted from an average report, meaning that they do not represent the direct comparison of a man and woman of the same role, although, these reports have brought to light the action that needs to be taken in the United Kingdom to regulate the balance within the workplace and allow more women to strive for higher roles. "Our independent adviser noted that we have much to be proud of as an inclusive employer, but we want to do more to address the gender pay gap issue". On average Ontario women face a 29.3% pay gap.
Save the Children narrowed its pay gap from 18.8% to 10.9% in favour of men. It said: "We have updated our training for line managers, introducing training modules on unconscious bias to ensure our interview skills training is values-based". The deadline for filing data is 4 April.
It is the second year businesses have been required to publish this data.
Industry analysisThe highest median gender pay gap exists in Construction (24.35 percent) followed by Finance (23.9 percent). Women's mean bonus pay is also 65% lower than men's (12% median). It is illegal to pay men and women different salaries for the same job.
Aberdeen-headquartered firm Enermech reported the greatest narrowing of the pay difference, dropping from a 33.5% gap in 2017/18 to 3.1% in 2018/19. Today, those factors have faded away; women obtain more graduate degrees than men and women's participation in the workforce has skyrocketed in recent decades.