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.