What is employment equity and how does it work?
August 2, 2018
May 2, 2017
PSAC’s 2017 National Equity Conference was held last March in Toronto, where delegates from five equity groups held workshops, passed resolution and elected delegates to PSAC’s Triennial Convention. Here are some photos from the event. For more photos from the conference, please visit our Flickr gallery.
November 30, 2016
PSAC is pleased to announce that we are working with the federal government on a newly created Joint Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion.
February 22, 2016
Public Service Alliance of Canada’s senior legal officer, Lisa Addario, was awarded the 2016 Touchstone Award by the Canadian Bar Association over the weekend.
August 27, 2015
Discrimination is an action or a decision that treats a person or a group negatively for reasons such as their race, age, disability, etc.
June 30, 2015
In a recent appearance before the Senate Human Rights Committee, PSAC regional executive vice-president (Atlantic) Jeannie Baldwin outlined some of our union’s concerns about the current government’s lack of commitment to employment equity in the federal public service.
June 30, 2015
Good afternoon. Thank you for inviting us to appear before this Committee. Our reaction to Treasury Board’s 2013-14 Employment Equity Annual Report is that it still contains too little information and lacks critical data and analysis. Other than the six tables listed in the report, there is very little information.
March 4, 2015
Employment equity has been an ongoing priority for PSAC women. In the 1980s, as part of the National Employment Equity Network (a coalition of equality-seeking groups), PSAC called for new laws to address the under-representation of women and other equity groups in the federal public service.
November 14, 2013
The Employment Equity Act applies to workplaces with 100 or more employees in the federal jurisdiction only.
September 19, 2013
Every year, the Treasury Board must report to Parliament on the progress that the Public Service is making in terms of achieving a representative workforce.
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