Projects & Publications


This information was last updated on February 1, 2013 prior to the CCHRSC’s dissolution. For more information, please see the message from the Board

Our projects produced research and developed strategies and tools to meet the needs of the child care workforce and achieve related goals. Click on the titles of our projects for more information.

Background: Wages & Compensation

Early childhood educators (ECEs) and assistants on average generally earn less than other workers and less than most women in other occupations. Based on information from the Statistics Canada Census, median full-year full-time income for 2005 was:

The hiring process usually starts with the need to fill a vacant or new position. For a vacant position, this is a good time to assess if the job still helps your organization serve its purpose and achieve its mission. Hiring a new employee needs to be rooted in a larger staffing plan that is connected to your organization's strategic plan.

Tammy Ball: Early Childhood Manager, Bashaw and District Support Services, Bashaw, Alberta

Heterosexuality is often assumed in the workplace and discrimination or harassment based on sexual orientation or gender identity is often subtle. However, all job seekers and employees deserve respect, dignity and protection from discrimination and harassment.