Employment Equity Act

Version of section 21 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-03-31:


Marginal note:Report of Treasury Board

  •  (1) The President of the Treasury Board shall, in each fiscal year, cause to be laid before each House of Parliament a report in respect of the state of employment equity in the portions of the public service referred to in paragraph 4(1)(b) during the immediately preceding fiscal year.

  • Marginal note:Contents of report

    (2) The report referred to in subsection (1) shall consist of

    • (a) a consolidation and analysis of

      • (i) the number of employees employed in each portion of the public service referred to in paragraph 4(1)(b) and the number of persons who are members of each designated group so employed,

      • (ii) the total number of employees employed in all portions of the public service referred to in paragraph 4(1)(b) in each province and in the National Capital Region and the number of persons who are members of each designated group so employed,

      • (iii) the occupational groups of employees and the degree of representation of persons who are members of each designated group in each occupational group,

      • (iv) the salary ranges of employees and the degree of representation of persons who are members of each designated group in each range and in any subdivision of the range, and

      • (v) the numbers of employees hired, promoted and terminated and the degree of representation, in those numbers, of persons who are members of each designated group;

    • (b) a description of the principal measures taken by the Treasury Board during the reporting period to implement employment equity and the results achieved;

    • (c) a description of the consultations between the Treasury Board and its employees’ representatives during the reporting period concerning the implementation of employment equity; and

    • (d) any other information that the President of the Treasury Board considers relevant.

  • Marginal note:Requirement to provide information

    (3) Each portion of the public sector referred to in paragraphs 4(1)(c) and (d), other than the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, shall, within six months after the end of each fiscal year, provide to the President of the Treasury Board a report containing the information referred to in subsection (4) in relation to that portion during that fiscal year and the President shall cause the reports, together with the report referred to in subsection (1), to be laid before each House of Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Contents of report

    (4) A report referred to in subsection (3) shall consist of

    • (a) the information referred to in subparagraphs (2)(a)(i) to (v) in relation to that portion;

    • (b) an analysis of the information referred to in paragraph (a); and

    • (c) the information referred to in paragraphs (2)(b) to (d) in relation to that portion.

  • Marginal note:Requirement to provide information

    (5) The Canadian Security Intelligence Service shall, within six months after the end of each fiscal year, provide to the President of the Treasury Board a report containing the information referred to in subsection (6) in relation to that portion during that fiscal year and the President shall cause the report, together with the report referred to in subsection (1), to be laid before each House of Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Contents of report

    (6) A report referred to in subsection (5) shall consist of

    • (a) the percentage of employees employed in that portion who are members of each designated group;

    • (b) the occupational groups of employees in that portion and the percentage of persons who are members of each designated group in each occupational group;

    • (c) the salary ranges of employees in that portion and the percentage of persons who are members of each designated group in each range and in any subdivision of the range;

    • (d) the percentage of employees hired, promoted and terminated in that portion who are members of each designated group;

    • (e) an analysis of the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d); and

    • (f) the information referred to in paragraphs (2)(b) to (d) in relation to that portion.

  • Marginal note:Copy to Commission

    (7) The President of the Treasury Board shall, as soon as possible after a report referred to in any of subsections (1), (3) and (5) is laid before each House of Parliament, send a copy of the report to the Commission.

  • Marginal note:Copies to employees’ representatives

    (8) As soon as possible after a report referred to in this section is laid before each House of Parliament,

    • (a) in the case of a report referred to in subsection (1), the President of the Treasury Board,

    • (b) in the case of a report referred to in subsection (3), each portion of the public sector referred to in that subsection, and

    • (c) in the case of a report referred to in subsection (5), the Canadian Security Intelligence Service,

    shall send a copy of the report to its employees’ representatives.

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