Employment equity and human rights
As an employer, you have the responsibility to create a work environment where employees are treated with respect. That means ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment in the workplace.
This information will help you understand your obligations related to employment equity and human rights.
- Human rights and employment equity in federally regulated workplaces
If you are a private business regulated by the federal government, learn about your human rights obligations.
- Human rights in the workplace (Nova Scotia)Only Applies to : Nova ScotiaLearn about your obligations to protect human rights in the workplace and provide reasonable accommodation for employees.
- Human Rights in the Workplace (Saskatchewan)Only Applies to : SaskatchewanFind out what you need to know about protecting your employees from workplace discrimination, your duty to accommodate, and the areas covered by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code.
- Women's Policy OfficeOnly Applies to : Newfoundland and LabradorFind out about gender equity related activities, violence prevention initiatives, and statistics and research on issues affecting women.
- Human Rights Commission — Newfoundland and LabradorOnly Applies to : Newfoundland and LabradorObtain information on the Human Rights Code and find out how to eliminate discriminatory practices at your workplace.
- A Guide to Human Rights for Employers in SaskatchewanOnly Applies to : SaskatchewanPrevent discrimination in your hiring process by knowing what interview questions you can or can't ask.
- A Guide To Interpreting Ontario's Pay Equity ActOnly Applies to : OntarioDid you know if you employ 10 or more people, your business must pay your male and female employees the same salary for equal or comparable work?
- Federal Contractors Program
Your business has 100 employees or more and works on federal government contracts of $1 million or more? You must meet employment equity requirements.
- Human rights in the workplace (Yukon)Only Applies to : YukonGet the information you need to ensure that your business provides an environment free of harassment and discrimination.
- Pay equity in QuebecOnly Applies to : QuebecIf your Quebec enterprise has more than 9 employees, you are required to carry out a pay equity exercise as defined by this act.
- PEI Human Rights CommissionOnly Applies to : Prince Edward IslandDetermine your responsibilities under the Human Rights Act and how to protect your employees from discriminatory practices.
- Equity Works — The Equity Program of the Saskatchewan Human Rights CommissionOnly Applies to : SaskatchewanCreate an Equity Plan for your workplace to develop a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment.
- Alberta Human Rights CommissionOnly Applies to : AlbertaLearn about your obligations to protect human rights in the workplace.
- Principles and policies for managing human resourcesOnly Applies to : ManitobaAs an employer in Manitoba you need to be aware of the principles and policies surrounding employment equity.
- Ontario Human Rights Code and employmentOnly Applies to : OntarioFind out about your rights and obligations as an employer under Ontario's Human Rights Code.
- B.C. Human Rights CodeOnly Applies to : British ColumbiaUnderstand the definition of discrimination and harassment and how complaints are handled in British Columbia.
- Safety at work: bullying and harassment in the workplaceOnly Applies to : British ColumbiaGet the information you need to prevent and address bullying and harassment in your workplace.
- Understanding workplace rightsOnly Applies to : British ColumbiaAs an employer, be aware of your obligations related to human rights and employment standards in B.C..
- BC Human Rights TribunalOnly Applies to : British ColumbiaA quasi-judicial body created by the BC Human Rights Code, this tribunal will help you mediate and adjudicate any human rights complaints.
- Employment equity: Your obligationsOnly Applies to : QuebecLearn more about your responsibilities under the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and protect your employees from discriminatory practices.
- Workplace human rights: training and resourcesOnly Applies to : QuebecFind out how to develop business practices in accordance with the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms by accessing these free workplace training sessions.
- New Brunswick Human Rights CommissionOnly Applies to : New BrunswickLearn about your obligations to protect human rights in the workplace.
- Nunavut Human Rights TribunalOnly Applies to : NunavutLearn about your obligations to protect human rights in the workplace in Nunavut.
- NWT Human Rights Resources for Employers and EmployeesOnly Applies to : Northwest TerritoriesKnow your obligations when it comes to protecting human rights and accommodating employees in the workplace.
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