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Employment equity in the Public Service of Canada

Employment equity in the Public Service of Canada

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Published by Minister of Supply and Services Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Affirmative action programs -- Canada,
  • Pay equity -- Canada,
  • Discrimination in employment -- Canada,
  • Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesÉquité en emploi dans la fonction publique du Canada.
    StatementTreasury Board of Canada Secretariat.
    ContributionsCanada. Treasury Board.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], [8] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15522236M
    ISBN 100662603214
    OCLC/WorldCa70497325

      Employment equity, a term originating with the Employment Equity Act of ,is a concept roughly analogous to affirmative action in the United States. Thelegislative history of employment equity in Canada is discussed, including theevents leading to the passing of revised legislation, the Employment EquityAct of A description follows of provincial-level initiatives in Ontario,where Cited by:


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Employment equity in the Public Service of Canada Download PDF EPUB FB2

Employment equity encourages the establishment of working conditions that are free of barriers, corrects the conditions of disadvantage in employment and promotes the principle that employment equity requires special measures and the accommodation of differences for.

The four groups designated by the Employment Equity Act are: An Aboriginal person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, Métis or Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include treaty, status or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians.

Effective April 1,all departments. “Employment Equity in Canada sets the standard for any discussion of employment equity in Canada.” James Muir, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta “Informative and evidence-based, this book celebrates the legacy of the Abella Report, while raising critical questions about the continuing challenges of achieving workplace equality.”.

41 rows  The Employment Equity Act prescribes that this report cover the portions of the public. Employment Equity in the Federal Public Service – Not There Yet, February ; and Reflecting the Changing Face of Canada: Employment Equity in the Federal Public Service, June On 26 Octoberthe Senate adopted a motion for the Committee to.

Canada. Public Service Commission of Canada. Title: History of employment equity in the public service and the Public Service Commission of Canada / by the Equity and Diversity Directorate. Publication type: Monograph: Language [English] Other language editions: Format: Electronic: Electronic document: View (PDF, The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and the Public Service Commission of Canada will monitor the implementation of employment equity in departments and agencies, including the follow-up of the audit reports of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

XML Full Document: Employment Equity Regulations [ KB] | PDF Full Document: Employment Equity Regulations [ KB] Regulations are current to and last amended on Employment equity, as defined in federal Canadian law by the Employment Equity Act, requires federal jurisdiction employers to engage in proactive employment practices to increase the representation of four designated groups: women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and visible minorities.

The act states that "employment equity means more than treating persons the same way but also. Canadian Employment Employment equity in the Public Service of Canada book Act.

We make no claims to the veracity of this law. the portions of the public service of Canada set out in Part I of Schedule I to the Public Service Staff Relations Act; (c) the portions of the public service of Canada set out in Part II of Schedule any record, book.

In the mids, the Abella Commission on Equality in Employment and the federal Employment Equity Act made Canada a policy leader in addressing systemic discrimination in the workplace. More than twenty-five years later, Employment Equity in Canada assembles a distinguished group of experts to examine the state of employment equity in Canada ing the evidence.

Get this from a library. History of employment equity in the public service and the Public Service Commission of Canada. [Public Service Commission of Canada.; Public Service Commission of Canada.

Equity and Diversity Directorate.] -- This paper documents and analyzes the role of the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) from the s to in helping to achieve a representative. Employment Equity in the Public Service of Canada.

As a champion of modernizing the federal public service, I know a workforce that reflects the people it serves is better able to design and deliver programs and services to meet the needs of Canadians. The federal public service has Employment equity in the Public Service of Canada book much to Canada’s success, and I.

From your account you can: Get access to your collective agreement, component and regional office information. Submit an expense claim for any PSAC related travel expenses. Chapter 2 – Employment Equity in the Canadian Federal Public Service A.

The Framework The legal and policy framework surrounding employment equity in the federal public service has a variety of elements. One of the most fundamental is the Employment Equity Act, which came into force in October It created a new legislative regimeFile Size: KB.

Part I, Schedule I, Public Service Staff Relations Act employers. These are the Departments and other portions of the public service of Canada in respect of which Her Majesty as represented by the Treasury Board is the employer (s.

4(1)(b)); c. Part II, Schedule I, Public Service Staff Relations Act employers that employ or more employees. More than twenty-five years after the Abella Commission on Equality in Employment,Employment Equity in Canadaexamines the state of employment equity in Canada today.

eISBN: Subjects: Law, Sociology, Political Science. Employment Equity in the Public Service of Canada ; Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Employment Equity Act: Annual Report ; Public Service Employee Survey • In only % of new hires into the federal public service were people with disabilities, as compared to their workforce availability of 4%.

Public Service Commission of Canada, Equit y and Diversity Directorate, “History of Employment Equity in the Public Service, and the Public Service Comm ission of Canada,” October Employment Equity Policy Fastenal Canada, LTD.

is committed to ensuring that no person is denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability and to achieving and maintaining a workforce that is representative of women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Employment equity has a different definition from nondiscrimination per the Employment Equity Act. This means it creates a duty to accommodate members of affected groups. The legislation states that “employment equity means more than treating persons in the same way” because it “requires special measures and the accommodation of.

Evidence and equity: Struggles over federal employment equity policy in Canada, –95 Article in Canadian Public Administration 54(3) - September with 44 Reads.

Federal laws of canada. PART II Compliance Compliance Audits. Marginal note: Compliance audits 22 (1) The Commission is responsible for the enforcement of the obligations imposed on employers by sections 5, 9 to 15 and Marginal note: Guiding policy (2) The Commission shall, in discharging its responsibility under subsection (1), be guided by the policy that, wherever possible, cases of.

Overview of Employer and Trade Union Employment Equity Obligations. While there are a number of Supreme Court of Canada decisions mandating employment equity obligations, the British Columbia v.

Government and Service Employees Union (Meiorin) decision is a watershed one. The Court made it clear that employers must act to prevent. In the federal sector, employment equity programs are mandatory for employers with more than employees.

The Government of Canada has published information, including employment equity tools and resources, to help employers meet their obligations. Implementing Employment Equity in Your Work place Step 4 - Establishing and Sustaining an Employment Equity Plan September Page 3 of 37 Introduction Step 4 is for organizations that have completedan employment equity plan It provides.

guidance on how to sustain your employment equity plan once it has been developed and put in place. Short Title. Marginal note: Short title 1 This Act may be cited as the Employment Equity Act. Purpose of Act. Marginal note: Purpose of Act 2 The purpose of this Act is to achieve equality in the workplace so that no person shall be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability and, in the fulfilment of that goal, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in.

achieve employment equity in the workplace. It is therefore necessary that all employers that employ 50 or more employees, or an employer who is appointed by a collective agreement, municipalities and most public service departments are required to submit a report to the Employment Equity Commission.

Measures that need toFile Size: 59KB. employment equity to ensure that goals and timetables are incorporated with the Employment Equity Policy, having regard that City Council, at its meeting held on Decem 15adopted recommendations embodied in Clause No.

1 of Report No. 11 of The Policy and Finance Committee, headed “Human Resources and. “Employment Equity in Canada sets the standard for any discussion of employment equity in Canada.” (James Muir, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta) “Informative and evidence-based, this book celebrates the legacy of the Abella Report, while raising critical questions about the continuing challenges of achieving workplace equality.” (Colleen Format: Hardcover.

Employment Equity Act of Canada In Canada, the government-mandated preferential policy of employment equity is embodies in the federal legislation entitled The Employment Equity Act. The Canadian government created the Employment Equity Act in Octoberand revised in in an attempt to even the playing field for every individual.

David Rayside, a retired professor of political science and sexual diversity studies at the University of Toronto who co-edited a book on equity and Canadian labour, says that he wasn’t aware of any attempt to include LGBT people in the Employment Equity Act.

“At the time those things were being debated there was more attention being paid. POL Y PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION IN CANADA The Employment Equity Act: A short paper evaluating the success of the Act.

For: Prof. Simeon By: Due: Novem Canada has a population of approximately twenty six million people.

With the introduction of the federal government's multicultualism program, the social demographic make up of Canada is quite vast. Employment Equity Policy guidelines Guidelines for developing employment equity plans and reports, and implementing employment equity initiatives.

These guidelines provide information regarding the development of employment equity plans and reports, and implementing employment equity initiatives.

The Employment Equity Act is passed by the federal government. This Act helps to ensure that all Canadians have equal access to the labour market, and are not denied employment opportunities or benefits for “reasons unrelated to ability.” More specifically, it seeks to “correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment experienced by women, aboriginal peoples, persons with.

Tories take aim at employment equity. process that restricts some jobs to one or more of the four groups targeted by Canada's employment-equity policy: aboriginal people, visible minorities.

A comparative study of Canada and Australia of two leading public service employers illustrates incremental outcomes for women managers and professionals but raises the ultimate question of the pace and necessary political will required to remove barriers to gender equality in countries with major gender : Marilee Reimer.

Establishment of Commission for Employment EquityThe Commission for Employment Equity is hereby established. (Date of commencement 14 May, ) Composition of Commission for Employment Equity(1) The Commission consists of a chairperson and eight other members appointed by the Minister to hold office on a part-time basis.

Canada Post. A pay equity case that took 30 years to reach a successful conclusion started in September when PSAC filed a complaint on behalf of the Clerical and Regulatory Group (CR) at Canada Post.

The union argued that the work of benefits clerks, accounts payable clerks and frontline contact centre workers was undervalued when compared. The Federal Employment Equity Act and Federal Contractors Program were established in as a way for Canada to move forward to meet its.

on equity, agencies should incorporate a more systematic understanding of equity and inequity into their policy decisions, implement pro-equity policies and influence developing country governments to address inequity. More than this, equity should be embedded in decision-making tools and Size: KB.

While employment equity has helped make great strides in hiring women, aboriginal people and people with disabilities into the public service, it has yet to achieve its targets with visible.Get this from a library! Employment equity in Canada: the legacy of the Abella report.

[Carol Agócs;] -- "In the mids, the Abella Commission on Equality in Employment and the federal Employment Equity Act made Canada a policy leader in addressing systemic discrimination in the workplace. More than.