Chorus Aviation Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Jazz Aviation LP (‘Jazz’), is a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award. Each year, Employment and Social Development Canada recognizes federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their efforts in implementing employment equity in their workplaces. Previously, Jazz received the Sector Distinction award in 2018 and 2017.
“We are honoured to be recognized for our commitment to employment equity,” said Randolph deGooyer, President, Jazz. “Over the last decade, we have been on a journey to evolve our culture into one that actively celebrates and truly values diversity. We have implemented a number of industry-leading initiatives that have contributed to making our workspaces more inclusive and creating a sense of belonging for our employees.”
The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced the 2019 Employment Equity Achievement award winners in a news release issued May 20, 2020. The Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award recognizes employers that have demonstrated outstanding commitment in implementing their employment equity plans by instituting measures to remove barriers, adopting special measures, and/or establishing positive policies and practices to achieve tangible results.