Women's Rights Standing Committee

The Terms of Reference for the BCFED Women's Rights Standing Committee:

• Monitor and report on women's progress to achieving equality in the workplace, the trade union movement and the community;

• Recommend to the Officers and Executive Council a legislative program to achieve and ensure equality of women in community life;

• Recommend to the Officers and Executive Council policies and programs to promote the full participation and equality of women in the trade union movement;

• Recommend to the Officers and Executive Council policies and programs to achieve equality of access, opportunity and compensation in the workplace through collective bargaining;

• Act as an information exchange for affiliates;

• Liaise with other women's equality groups in the community and promote labour's policies; and

• Implement programs at the direction of the Officers and Executive Council.