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Title Employment equity in Canada : the legacy of the Abella report / edited by Carol Agócs
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014
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Contents Introduction: Perspectives on Employment Equity in Canada / Carol Agocs -- Chapter 1. The Making of the Abella Report: Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of the Report of the Federal Royal Commission on Equality in Employment / Carol Agocs -- Chapter 2. Employment Equity in Canada: What Do the Data Show About its Effectiveness? / Nan Weiner -- Chapter 3. Real Change? Reflections on Employment Equity's Last Quarter Century / Raj Anand -- Chapter 4. Women, Intersectionality and Employment Equity / Kim England -- Chapter 5. Employment Equity and Canada's Aboriginal Peoples / Michael Lynk -- Chapter 6. Employment Equity and Disability: Moving Forward to Achieve Employment Integration and Fulfill Promises of Inclusion and Participation / Marcia Rioux and Lora Patton -- Chapter 7. The Equity Landscape for Sexual Minorities in Canada / Gerald Hunt, David Rayside and Donn Short -- Chapter 8. Remedying the Experiences of Vulnerable Workers: Links with Employment Equity / Patricia Hughes -- Chapter 9. Employment Equity in the Federal Public Service: A Union Perspective / Allison Pilon -- Chapter 10. Securing Employment Equity by Enforcing Human Rights Laws / Mary Cornish, Fay Faraday and Jan Borowy -- Chapter 11. The Employment Equity Mandate of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Some Preliminary Observations for Canada / Michael Ashley Stein -- Chapter 12. New Narratives, Same Old Problems: The Risk of Diversity-Centered Workplace Decision Making in a "Post-Racial" America / Natasha Martin -- Chapter 13. Employment Equity: The Next 25 Years / Brian Burkett -- Conclusion. Looking Forward: The Unfinished Business of Employment Equity / Carol Agocs
Summary More than twenty-five years after the Abella Commission on Equality in Employment, Employment Equity in Canada examines the state of employment equity in Canada today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Canada. Royal Commission on Equality in Employment.
Canada. Employment Equity Act
Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
Discrimination in employment -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Agócs, Carol, author, editor
ISBN 1442615621
1442668512 (electronic bk)
9781442668515 (electronic bk)