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February 2nd 2012 HR Lecture

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Department
Business
Course
BUS 3000
Professor
Nita Chhinzer
Semester
Winter

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ndMonday February 2 2012 Human resources LectureEquity LegislationProactive rather than reactiveDoesnt wait for a violation to occurLegislation to advance the employment circumstances of designated groupsHelps groups which have been disadvantaged historicallyEmployment Equity Laws Eg Affirmative actionrequired employers w federal contracts to ensure their practices werent discriminatory in US no legislation in CanadaCovers 4 groups women visible minorities aboriginals and people w disabilitiesEncourage sometimes require employers to be proactive in hiring and promoting individuals from these groupsOnly applies to federal government and contractorsAny other is voluntaryVery comprehensive law came into effect in 1994reappeared in 1995Required toPrepare a plan for goals to achieve equityPrepare timetable for implementationSubmit statsProvide for reasonable accommodation Eg Provision of a interpreter for a job inter
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