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A. It is the policy of the City that employers within the City take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women in employment and other economic opportunities. This includes but is not limited to ensuring that women enjoy:

1. The same employment opportunities as men;

2. The same access to promotion, job security and all benefits and conditions of service, regardless of parental status;

3. Equal remuneration, including benefits, and to equal pay with respect to work of equal value; and

4. The same protection of health and safety in working conditions.

B. The City shall encourage the provision of necessary supportive social services to enable parents to combine family obligations with work responsibilities and participation in public life, including but not limited to the establishment and development of a network of child care facilities, paid family leave, and family-friendly policies.

C. The City shall encourage the use of public education and all other available means to urge financial institutions to facilitate access by women to bank accounts, loans, mortgages and other forms of financial services. (Ord. 7224-NS § 1 (part), 2012)