Summary of the evaluation of the Employment Equity Programs

Official title: Evaluation of the Employment Equity Programs (EEP) 2011-2012 to 2015-2016

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The Legislated Employment Equity Program, the Federal Contractors Program, and the Workplace Opportunities Program support the Employment Equity Act by improving workplace equity for designated groups in private-sector workplaces. Designated groups include: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilitiesFootnote 1 and members of visible minorities.

Key findings

The Programs promoted equitable representation and adherence to obligations under the Act:

Observations for program improvement

The full Employment Equity Program evaluation is available on Employment and Social Development Canada’s website.

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