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Unformatted text preview: s committed to their careers because they have babies and leave
the bank while their children are young. It was believed that more women
needed to be better educated to compete in significant numbers with men
and that women don’t have the “the right stuff” to compete for more senior
jobs. Second, the task force discovered that the bank had failed to provide 67 The Bank of Montreal has
received many awards for its
Workplace Equality Programs
since 1990 when CEO Tony
Comper made a commitment to
give all employees equal
opportunity to reach their career
potential. Today, the BMO is a
model for how to tie workplace
diversity to business success. women with the encouragement, opportunities, and the information they needed to advance
in their careers. Third, the bank had been unsupportive of employees’ personal and family
commitments, something that most severely affected women with children.
In order to remove these barriers, a number of actions were taken. To dispel the myths and
faulty stereotypes about the bank’s women employees, a document that contained the
bank’s workforce s...
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- Spring '14