Visible minorities still face barriers that impede their success in the workforce. The most powerful force preventing them from entering the labour market and climbing the corporate ladder is systemic discrimination. This paper seeks to shed some light on the damaging effects of systemic discrimination through the eyes of visible minorities. It contends that the existence of federal employment equity legislation has improved the representation of visible minorities in the labour force. Therefore, the author proposes that similar legislation be reintroduced in Ontario in an effort to do the same.
Queen’s IRC has a new website and participant portal!
- By Alison Darling
- Date: September 26, 2023
As Queen’s IRC’s Director of Professional Programs, I am delighted to share we have launched a new website, compl...