Employment Equity
How We Can Use it to Fight Workplace Racism

Allen, Jane
Publisher:  Cross Cultural Communication Centre
Year Published:  1988  
Pages:  26pp   ISBN:  ISBN 0-9691060-9-2
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX3468

Written to help people become more aware of and more involved in employment equity as a means to eliminate racism.

Abstract:  Written to help people become more aware of and more involved in employment equity as a means to eliminate racism, this booklet is designed as an educational tool. It is divided into several section, including Racism in the Workplace, Employment Equity -- What Is It?, How Can You Implement Employment Equity in Your Workplace?, How Employment Equity Works, Employment Equity for Visible Minorities -- Myth Versus Fact, and Organizing for Employment Equity. Several common myths about employment equity are discussed, including the idea that it will give jobs to unqualified people, and that employment equity will be costly economically. The booklet identifies several key actors in helping to bring about employment equity, including unions and community coalitions.

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