The workforce analysis contained in this report seeks to identify whether Western’s workforce has any under-representation of the following: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and/or persons with disabilities.
The annual PSCEE report, prepared by the President’s Standing Committee for Employment Equity, contains the committee’s recommendations for advancing employment equity at Western.
In 2009, a comprehensive Employment Systems Review (ESR) was conducted on Western’s behalf by an external consultant, Barbara Herring and Associates Inc. The consultant was hired by Western to examine a wide range of human resource practices and policies, and to make recommendations for removing obstacles, which may be experienced by designated group members (aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities) within Western’s workforce.
This Employment Equity Compliance Report gives an overview of the steps Western has taken toward complying with the Federal Contractors Program and outlines Western’s Employment Equity Work Plan.