Black Public Servants Allege Discrimination in the Federal Public Service
- December 11, 2020
- Khalid Mahdi
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CBC News has recently reported on a proposed class-action lawsuit by current and former Black Canadian civil servants alleging discrimination in employment on the basis of race. The lawsuit alleges that Black public servants have been repeatedly overlooked for promotions and subjected to a toxic work environments.
If successful, the lawsuit would demonstrate the pervasiveness of systemic racism and take steps to try to address it. You can read the full article here (link).
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