As an organization or business that is regulated by the federal government, you are legally required to follow the rules set out by the Employment Equity Act.
The Employment Equity Act is a federal law that requires you to provide equal employment opportunities within your organization to four designated groups: women; Aboriginal peoples; persons with disabilities; and members of visible minorities.
Visit the Labour Program's online employment equity course to learn more about how to implement and maintain your employment equity program.
|Check out the Commission’s tips and tools on how to improve your workplace, meet your responsibilities and avoid employment equity audits. Or visit our frequently asked questions for employers.|