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Employment Equity


Employment equity plans help Saskatchewan employers and employees experience the benefits of fair, full employment and a diverse workforce. Equity in employment means:

  • a representative workforce that mirrors the make-up of Saskatchewan's working age population at all levels and in all occupations; and
  • supportive, welcoming work environments that promote the full participation of all groups.

The SHRC uses Statistics Canada data on the make-up of Saskatchewan's working age population to get a picture of what a representative workforce would look like. Qualitative indicators of success include subjective factors such as job satisfaction and positive working relationships.