Appendix A: DEOPE Strategic plan 2014-2017

Strategic priorities

Activities

Build and support quality practices in EEO management

  • Advise and assist public authorities in relation to EEO management plans, EO Act section 143(1)(a).
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of EEO management plans, EO Act section 143(1)(b).
  • Make reports and recommendations to the Minister as to the operation of EEO management plans, EO Act section 143(1) (c)(i).

Provide high quality, accurate and timely reporting

  • Support the development and implementation of EEO data collection and reporting initiatives across the public sector, EO Act section 143(4).
  • Report annually to the Minster on the work, activities and administration of the DEOPE functions, section 144(1)(a) and (b). The Minister shall table the report as soon as practicable, EO Act section 144(2).
  • Make reports and recommendations to the Minister on such matters as the DEOPE thinks appropriate, EO Act section 143 (1)(c)(ii).
  • Undertake investigations in relation to the preparation or implementation of EO management plans by an authority, where and when appropriate, EO Act section 147.

Advocate diversity and equal employment opportunity in public employment

  • Promote the importance and benefits of diversity in public employment.
  • Consult with key stakeholders who are concerned with any or all of objects of the EO Act, EO Act section 143(3).
  • Provide publicly available EEO support resources, EO Act section 143(4).

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