Diversity and employment equity

Access tools and resources about approaches to diversity and employment equity that aim to eliminate discriminatory employment barriers for all Canadians working for or aspiring to work for the Government of Canada.

Services and information

Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion

Find information about the Joint Union/Management Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion created to bring together representatives from across the public service and the public sector unions to examine diversity and inclusion in the public service.

Disability management in the federal public service

Learn about prevention, support for recovery, and accommodation for illness in the federal public service. Find information to help managers and employees understand and manage disability management cases across the Government of Canada.

Duty to accommodate

Find information on the duty to accommodate people in the federal workplace who have special needs, and the roles and responsibilities of key players in the accommodation process.


Learn about the Government of Canada’s commitment to diversity and employment equity. Find out what designated groups are and how to self-identify as a member.

Working for the Government of Canada: The duty to accommodate and your right to non-discrimination

Find information on the Government of Canada's obligation to provide an inclusive workplace that values and accommodates differences so that all employees can work to the best of their ability.

Building a representative public service

Get information on how the government is committed to building a public service that reflects the diversity of Canada’s population.

Equality in the workplace

Learn about Canadians’ rights to be treated fairly in the workplace, free from discrimination.

Canadian Human Rights Commission

Find general information about human rights, discrimination, and how human rights are protected in Canada.

Joint Employment Equity Committee

Find information on topics discussed at this national forum for consultation and collaboration between the employer and representatives of employees within the mandate of the National Joint Council.

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