Employment Equity & Diversity Committee

Employment Equity & Diversity Committee

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Role of the Employment Equity and Diversity Unit

The role of the Employment Equity and Diversity Unit (EED) is to develop a long term and integrated approach to employment equity and diversity at UOW through the development of the University's equity and diversity programs, assistance to faculties and Units in the development of appropriate strategies and by ensuring the University's compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination legislation.

The Role of the Employment Equity and Diversity Committee

The Employment Equity and Diversity Committee will:

  • maintain a focus on the development, review and extension of policies and strategies affecting equity and diversity in employment with respect to all University staff;
  • provide advice and feedback to the EED Unit about strategic planning, education and communication issues;
  • work to identify and eliminate all forms of discrimination within the University;
  • review the progress of employment equity and diversity goals against the plans, targets and recommendations of reviews of University units; and
  • advise the Vice Chancellor, Senate and senior University management on the roles, functions and initiatives of the EED Unit and the EED Committee..

 MEMBERSHIP

  • Chair
  • Vice-Principal (Administration) who may deputise the Director of Human Resources to attend
  • Director, Employment Equity & Diversity
  • Indigenous Employment Officer
  • Two members nominated by and from the Deans 
  • One nominee of University Senate  
  • One nominee of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)  
  • One nominee of the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU)
  • University Grievance Advisor
  • Five staff members nominated by the Vice-Chancellor following expressions of interest from the staff of the University. These nominations should be from equity groups - Indigenous, women, disability, ethnicity, and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. 

Equity Group Representation: 50% 
Term of membership: 2 years

Position/RepresentationCurrent MembershipDate of appointment
ChairInterim Chair is Director, Human Resources 
Director, Human ResourcesMs Sue Thomas September 2013
Director, Employment Equity & DiversityVACANT 
Deans NomineeProf Amanda Lawson March 2014
Deans NomineeProf Ian Wilson November 2014
Indigenous Employment OfficerVACANT 
Grievance AdvisorVACANT 
Senate RepresentativeDr Debra DudekMay 2014
NTEU RepresentativeVACANT
March 2014
General Staff Representative CPSUMs Vivienne McIlroyJuly 2012
Equity Group Staff MemberDr Lynnaire SheridanMay 2012
Equity Group Staff MemberMr Anthony McKnightMay 2014
Equity Group Staff MemberMr Shawn BurnsMay 2014
Equity Group Staff MemberDr Ngamta ThamwattanaMay 2014
Equity Group Staff MemberVACENT 

QUORUM

A quorum for the EED committee shall be a half plus one. As there are fifteen committee members in total, a quorum shall be one half (7) plus one, or eight members.

 GENERAL

  • There shall be five meetings per year.
  • Nominated members will have a term of two years.
  • The EED Unit shall provide secretarial support to the Committee.
  • Nominated members may raise any issues concerning employment, equity and diversity in Committee meetings.
  • Committee members should notify the Committee secretary of agenda items they would like included for discussion one week before the next EED Committee meeting.
     

 AGENDA AND MINUTES

 

 Agenda Minutes

February 2015
April 2015

March 2014
May 2014
July 2014 
September 2014
November 2014

January 2013
April 2013
June 2013
September 2013
November 2013

February 2012
May 2012
July 2012
September 2012
November 2012

March 2011
May 2011
June 2011
September 2011
November 2011

February 2010
April 2010
June 2010
September 2010
November 2010

February 2009
May 2009
August 2009
September 2009
December 2009

February 2008
April 2008
June 2008
October 2008
December 2008

February 2007
April 2007
July 2007
August 2007
October 2007

February 2006
April 2006
June 2006
October 2006
December 2006

February 2005
April 2005
June 2005
August 2005
October 2005
December 2005

March 2004
April 2004
July 2004
August 2004
October 2004
December 2004

February 2003
April 2003
July 2003
August 2003
October 2003
November 2003

May 2002

July 2002
September 2002
December 2002




 

February 2015
April 2015

March 2014
May 2014
July 2014 
September 2014
November 2014

January 2013
April 2013
June 2013
September 2013
November 2013

February 2012
May 2012
July 2012
September 2012
November 2012

March 2011
May 2011
June 2011
September 2011
November 2011

February 2010
April 2010
June 2010
September 2010
November 2010

February 2009
May 2009
August 2009
September 2009
December 2009

February 2008
April 2008
June 2008
October 2008
December 2008

February 2007
April 2007
July 2007
August 2007
October 2007

February 2006
April 2006
June 2006
October 2006
December 2006

February 2005
April 2005
June 2005
August 2005
October 2005
December 2005

March 2004
April 2004
July 2004
August 2004
October 2004
December 2004

February 2003
April 2003
July 2003
August 2003
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November 2003

May 2002

July 2002
September 2002
December 2002



 

 


 

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