Understanding the Employment Equity Act (INC108)

Product code: INC108

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Course


Online

Course

Overview

Delivery method

Delivery method

Online

Duration

Duration

1 hour

Audience

Audience

Employees

Managers

Supervisors

Functional specialists

 

As the country's largest employer, the Public Service of Canada has a duty to ensure that its employees are representative of the people it serves. This online self-paced course explores the application and legal obligations governing employment equity in the federal public service under the Employment Equity Act (EEA). Participants will learn how to use the EEA to help them implement barrier-free hiring and promotion practices and meet their obligations regarding the duty to accommodate in the workplace.

Topics include:

  • exploring the legal context and purpose of the EEA
  • meeting obligations towards the four designated groups
  • understanding the different roles and responsibilities of key players
  • documenting the duty to accommodate process

Legacy course code: P745

Date modified: 2022-02-07