MHR 600 Diversity and Equity in the Workplace

This course introduces basic concepts of discrimination, human rights, affirmative action/employment equity, and equal pay for work of equal value/pay equity. It provides an historical overview of developments in the field in Canada and examines recent legislative initiatives. In addition to gaining an understanding of legal requirements under the Human Rights Code, legislation related to equality issues, and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, students become familiar with the techniques for developing an equal opportunity or employment equity program within an organization. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: MHR 523 or HTH 503 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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