Sept. 22, 2021 The Division of Human Resources & Equity is now called the Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture.

Employment Equity 

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Fostering diverse talent

Actively compiling employment equity data is important to respond, address, and enhance opportunities.

We work to advance equity in recruitment, hiring, retention, training and promotion of faculty and staff as well as develop programs that engage underrepresented communities across all three campuses.

The Employment Equity Survey is one of the many ways that the University gathers data that informs efforts in decreasing employment gaps among underrepresented groups. Collecting employment equity data allows the University to gather information to help create and grow engaged communities.

About the Employment Equity Survey

All University of Toronto employees are asked to complete the voluntary online survey. Respondents may choose to answer all or some of the questions and can select more than one answer for each question. Employees may update their information at any time. All data collected is confidential.

In 2016, we updated the University’s Employment Equity Survey to include questions beyond the Federal Contractors Program (FCP) requirements to better inform our understanding of our community and our recruitment strategies.

The updated survey provides greater insight into our community’s intersectional identities and examines:

  • ethnocultural identities
  • gender / gender identity
  • Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America
  • visible and invisible disabilities
  • sexual orientation

Ready to complete the employment equity survey? Find it in Employee Self-Service

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