Program Evaluation Criteria Applied to Pay Equity in Ontario
The Ontario experience with respect to pay equity is evaluated based0501nly on a set of program evaluation citeria. Such criteria are informative in their own right, but they also provide a systematic way of categorizing the issues that are involved in evaluating pay equity in general, with the Ontario experience providing a useful illustration of the evaluation principles. The program evaluation criteria are first outlined, with an application to pay equity in general and the Ontario experience in particular. Illustrations from some case studies are used to highlight some of the program evaluation issues. The paper concludes with a summary and concluding observations especially on lessons that can be learned from the Ontario experience. L'expérience ontarienne en équité salariale est évaluée à partir d'un ensemble de critères appartenant au domaine de l'évaluation du programme. Ces critères sont informatifs et permettent d'organiser de façon systématique la réflexion sur l'équité salariale en se servant de l'expérience vécue en Ontario comme toile de fond. Les critères d'évaluation sont d'abord présentés, puis appliqués à l'expérience ontarienne. Des illustrations provenant d'études de cas que nous avons réalisées viennent mettre en évidence certains points chauds de notre analyse. Le texte conclut par un résumé et quelques observations sur les leçons que nous pouvons tirer de l'expérience ontarienne.
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