Report finds Indigenous N.W.T. employees largely working entry level jobs – CBC
Dec 05, 2022
Deh Cho MLA says poor education in smaller communities is to blame
Recently released data from the N.W.T government indicates that Indigenous employees in the public service are still largely confined to entry-level positions.
On Nov. 15, the territory released Indigenous Employment Plans for each of its 11 departments and 13 agencies to the public. The plans are part of its ongoing push to boost the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employees.
Each plan includes a department-specific breakdown of Indigenous employee ratios by job classification. They also lay out hiring targets for the next two years, four years, and six years, and strategies to increase those targets by rooting out racism and bias in staffing processes.
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