Mgmt 2384 Diversity

Mgmt 2384 Diversity - Diversity Management Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations protecting people from unfair or inappropriate discrimination

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Diversity Management
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Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations protecting people from unfair, or inappropriate discrimination in the workplace Decisions are made whenever employees are hired or promoted The regulations are there to prevent such decisions from being made on any basis other than job-related reasons
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Canadian Human Rights Act Ensures that any individual who wishes to obtain employment has an equal opportunity to apply Key anti-discrimination legislation enacted in 1977 Applies to all federal agencies, federal crown corporations, and firms that do business inter- provincially Prohibits discrimination based on: age, race, colour, national/ethnic origin, physical handicap, religion, gender, marital status, or prison record (if pardoned)
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Employment Equity Act Federally legislated Designates four groups as employment disadvantaged Women Visible minorities Aboriginal people People with disabilities
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Comparable Worth Principle Equal wages should be paid for work of equal value to the firm Jobs must be classified based on the qualifications needed to do the job Jobs with similar requirements must be paid the same Critics argue that such approaches ignore the supply and demand aspects of labour; More scarce employees are paid more than those with plentiful skill sets
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Racism A set of beliefs based on the assumption that
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course MGMT 2384 taught by Professor Rodha during the Spring '11 term at Dalhousie.

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Mgmt 2384 Diversity - Diversity Management Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations protecting people from unfair or inappropriate discrimination

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