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Fact sheets on the employment equity designated groups, 1991

Fact sheets on the employment equity designated groups, 1991

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Published by Statistics Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStatistics Canada, Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division.
ContributionsStatistics Canada., Statistics Canada. Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division., Statistics Canada. Employment Equity Data Program.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHA
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19071957M
ISBN 100660155753
OCLC/WorldCa56231722

The Employment Equity Advisory Committee shall be composed of representatives from all employee groups, Human Resources, the Office of the Vice President, Academic, and four equity representatives from the designated groups. The Committee shall provide advice and assistance to the Director, Human Rights & Equity, regarding the development. This is why employment equity programs have been created, to overcome these inequities and to enhance employment opportunities for members of the designated groups. Employment equity means treating everyone with fairness, taking into account people’s differences.

Employment equity 4 designated groups –the plight of the 4 groups-Woman: underrepresentation in certain fields, glass cieling-Visible minorities: underemployed-Aboriginals: concentration in low skill, low pay jobs-People with disabilities; underrepresentation in all areas, lower pay Employment equity-Federal employment equity act-Proclaimed in , amended in Protects women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples . Department of Labour ˘ ˇ ˘ˆ ˙ ˇ ˝˛ ˚ 4! " # ˇ ˙ $ % ˝ ˙˛ & ’’(CHAPTER 1 Definitions, purpose, interpretation and applicationFile Size: KB.

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 . Start studying human resources chapter 9, 10, 12, Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. method of on-the-job training in which one individual designated as the heir to a job, learns the job from the present jobholder an employee's feeling of being accepted by and belonging to a group of.


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Fact sheets on the employment equity designated groups, 1991 Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the Employment Equity Act, the four designated groups are defined as. Women; Aboriginal peoples: persons who are Indians, Inuit or Métis; Persons with disabilities: persons who have a long-term or recurring physical, mental, sensory, psychiatric or learning impairment and who.

The purpose of the Employment Equity Act is for each employer to: identify and eliminate employment barriers in the organization’s policies and procedures for the four designated groups: women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with Fact sheets on the employment equity designated groups and members of visible minorities so that no person shall be denied employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability.

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. The goal of a good employment equity law is to eliminate discriminatory barriers in employment systems, and to ensure appropriate representation for designated groups throughout the workplace.

The Federal Employment Equity Act and the Federal Contractors Program have been in place at the federal level since the employment equity act for the designated groups, especially for persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons, is necessary by the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The Human.

Members of the designated groups have historically faced barriers to employment and advancement in all sectors. The Employment Equity Policy will continue to improve representation of designated groups within the public sector, at all levels.

The policy also reflects the Corporate Human Resource Values of respect, integrity, diversity. commitment to employment equity and diversity.

Employment equity and diversity play an important role. in the future success of Western. Employment Equity programs benefit EVERYONE in the workplace — in addition to members of designated groups (women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities).

Introducing equity in the workplace through the Employment Equity Act is but one of the ways of achieving these goals. The eradication of discrimination and entrenchment of equity in the workplace will contribute to laying the foundation for sustainable development in South Size: 59KB.

The Employment Equity Act stipulates that all designated employers are required to consult with its employees on the development, implementation and review of its employment equity plan.

The failure to consult with employees would constitute material non-compliance with the provisions of the Act and potentially result in compliance orders being.

Employment Equity measures the percentage of BEE members employed in the business. The purpose of the employment Equity Act no: 55 of is to protect workers and job seekers from unfair discrimination.

It also provides a framework for implementing affirmative action. No unfair discrimination may take place against any employee regarding race, gender, sex,Read More. Employment Equity Discussion This Fact Sheet will cover the legislation and good practice in the management of EE programmes. An understanding of this will contribute towards an HR professional’s ability to give good advice and support to management in the implementation of EE.

Download (PDF). All employers are required to follow the Employment Equity Act and specifically make sure their employees receive equal pay for equal work. Only designated employers however are required to perform an analysis of their workforce and submit annual submissions to the Department of Labour.

development issues; this in spite of section 16 of the Employment Equity Act requiring reasonable steps to consult and reach agreement.

Employment equity does not require an employer to take a measure that might cause undue hardship; neither to hire and promote an unqualified designated group employee nor create new positions in its Size: KB.

UCT’s Newsroom and Publications Unit produces a growing series of informative fact sheets that concentrate on: the university’s faculties; administrative and support departments; key focus areas.

These fact sheets are available in both print and digital format. Employment Equity Plan Notice is hereby given under Section 54 (2) of the Employment Equity Act No. 55,that the Minister of Labour, having been advised by the Commission for Employment Equity, has issued a Code of Good Practice on the Preparation, Implementation and Monitoring of Employment Equity Plan, as outlined in this Size: KB.

affect members of designated groups. The analysis must also include the development of a workforce profile to determine to what extent designated groups are under-represented in the workplace. Employment Equity Plan: Section 20 a. A designated employer must prepare and implement a plan to achieve employment equity, which must:File Size: KB.

The Employment Equity Guide Updated June addition to members of designated groups (women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with bargaining units to the principles of Employment Equity. • reflects the fact that the University administration and.

Employment Equity Occupational Group Definitions 1. Senior Managers Employees holding the most senior positions in large firms or corporations. They are responsible for the corporation's policy and strategic planning, and for directing and controlling the functions of the organisation.

Examples: President, chief executive officer,File Size: KB. “designated groups” we are referring to the four groups designated in the federal Employment Equity legislation; Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, and Persons With Disabilities.

By “levels of position” we are referring to Employment Equity Occupational Group (EEOG), a grouping. At IDRC, diversity is one of the keys to our success. We are committed to achieving employment equity for designated groups in our workforce.

Our goal is to create and maintain an innovative and responsive work environment where employees are valued and respected.

Designated groups – Definitions. give effect to the principle that employment equity means more than treating people in the same way; it also requires special measures and the accommodation of differences.

The Act applies to parts of the federal public service, some Crown corporations, and private sector employers with over employees (). Employment Equity and Diversity: Employment Equity Act distinguishes between unfair discrimination and fair discrimination Fair discrimination allows for targeted affirmative action strategies and actions to redress the disadvantages that designated groups in the workforce experienced in the past The EE online service for reporting is closed.

All designated employers with 50 or more employees must report every year. Employers with fewer than 50 employees who are designated in terms of the turnover threshold applicable to designated employers (Schedule 4 of the Employment Equity Amendment Act No. 47 of ).