Canadian Human Rights Commission: Employment Equity

barriers to working in Canada's telecom industry

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People with disabilities continue to face barriers to working in Canada's telecom industry

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An Inuit mother carries her daugher on her back in her amouti which is a traditional coat. Nunavut. Canada

The Employment Equity Act requires federally-regulated employers to take steps to eliminate barriers to equity in the workplace for disadvantaged groups. 

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Diverse group of business people gathered around latop dicussing work

The Commission releases its first Horizontal audit report

Female technician using digital tablet while working the production line of a factory

The Commission adds its Horizontal audit approach to its toolbox

Blind woman with cane walking down ramp in office building with friends. Accessibility

The Commission begins conducting audits

Parliament of Canada Peace Tower with Canadian flags

The Employment Equity Act receives Royal Assent

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