The Employment Equity Act of 1986 represented the Mulroney government's response to growing political pressure to address the problem of systemic employment discrimination in the federally regulated sector.
What does EEA stand for?
EEA stands for Employment Equity Act (Canada)
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- Egyptian Electricity Authority
- Einheitliche Europäische Akte (German: Single European Act)
- Electrical and Electronic Apparatuses
- Electromagnetic Energy Association
- Electronic Enclosure Assembly
- Electronic Engineering Association
- Électronique-Électrotechnique-Automatique (French: Electronic-Electrical-Automatic)
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- Empire Earth Archive (fansite for Empire Earth game)
- Employment Equality Agency
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- Energy and Environmental Analysis
- Energy and Environmental Analysts, Inc. (est. 1979; New York)
- Energy Engineering Associates, Inc. (Austin, TX)
- Enid Education Association
- Enterprise Email Archiving (software)
- Entourage Email Archive (Microsoft)
- Environment of Evolutionary Adaptation (psychology)
- Environmental Education and Awareness
- Environmental Effect Analysis
Samples in periodicals archive:
On the Employment Equity Act, Melvin says: "It has been in place long enough to redress the imbalance of skills, I believe that it is high time that the Act is abolished.
Says Mbeki: "This confirms what every honest South African knows, that whatever the reason, and despite our employment equity act and other interventions, understandably, we have not succeeded in our 13 years of democratic rule to eradicate the 350-year-long legacy of colonialism and apartheid, as we could" It is a game of chess.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This year's committee report, released March 7, identified Canada's use of the term "visible minorities" in its Employment Equity Act as wording that "may not be in accordance with the aims and objectives of the Convention.
Based upon a study of the application and the latest revision of the Employment Equity Act, this article provides an update on current issues in the area of employment equity for women.
In order for a government department to be able to generate accurate employment equity statistics, the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC), the group responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act, requires that 80 percent or more of the employees must respond to questionnaires.