Aboriginal workers underrepresented in Nova Scotia government – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015643 Views

Sep 11, 2015

Government workforce is comprised of 0.9% Aboriginal people

The province of Nova Scotia is raising concerns about its own ability to hire aboriginal people, according to an internal government document.

The government workforce is comprised of 0.9 per cent aboriginal people, below the province’s goal of about 2.5 per cent.

“There are concerns within government that hiring staff are not fully aware of diversity programs offered through the [Public Service Commission], in order for government to achieve its targets for employee equity,” reads a ministerial briefing prepared for the aboriginal Affairs Minister and Premier Stephen McNeil.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/aboriginal-workers-underrepresented-in-nova-scotia-government-1.3222854

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