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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable MOBINA S. B. JAFFER

Monday, February 13, 2012

Issue No. 8

Second meeting on:

Examination of issues of discrimination in the hiring and promotion practices of the Federal Public Service to study the extent to which targets to achieve employment equity are being met, and to examine labour market outcomes for minority groups in the private sector


Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Daphne Meredith, Chief Human Resources Officer;

Angela Henry, Director, Workplace, Policies and Programs.

Public Service Alliance of Canada:

Patty Ducharme, National Executive Vice-President;

Seema Lamba, Human Rights Officer.


The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Chair

The Honourable Patrick Brazeau, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, *Cowan (or Tardif), Harb, Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Martin, Meredith, Oliver, Zimmer

*Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Oliver replaced the Honourable Senator Andreychuk (February 13, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Harb replaced the Honourable Senator Baker, P.C. (February 7, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Brazeau replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (February 7, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (February 7, 2012).