Employment Equity In A College Setting

Facilitator(s): 
Carol Agocs, PhD
Date: 
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
MS Teams

This presentation and workshop will provide pathways to understanding:

• Employment equity as a problem- solving process

• How systemic barriers impede movement toward equity and inclusion

• Why collection and use of data about group representation matters

• How organizational culture creates barriers and opportunities

• Why an effective employment equity process matters in higher education.

Facilitator: Carol Agocs, PhD, is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Political Science at Western University in London, Ontario.  Her research and publications address issues of racial and gender inequality and discrimination in employment and employment equity policy and its implementation, as well as topics in local governance. Her publications include Employment Equity in Canada: The Legacy of the Abella Report, Workplace Equality: International Perspectives on Legislation, Policy and Practice, and Employment Equity: Cooperative Strategies for Organizational Change, as well as many chapters and journal articles. 

Carol has served as an expert witness in employment discrimination cases and been active in community organizations. She has also addressed academic conference sessions on employment equity topics.