The employment contracts, which had been cancelled in the bill, focused on order settlement prohibitions as well as pay equity and job security obligations. LEAF argued that awarding government contracts to non-unionized employees in the private sector (likely non-unionized women) penalizes women in a number of ways. It has enabled employers to avoid compliance with agreements with workers, for example. B pay equity agreements. It has left women recruited into the private sector to fill positions vulnerable to exploitation and discrimination in employment. The practice has also made complainant union members vulnerable to dismissal and likely forced to find employment in abnormal employment contexts. Finally, the practice has made all the women concerned vulnerable to falling wages. . . .