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substantive position


Position to which a person has been appointed or deployed under the Public Service Employment Act, other than an acting appointment.
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designated groups


As defined in the Employment Equity Act, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
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inventory


A repository of persons who have responded to an advertisement and meet the registration condition(s); however, they are usually not yet assessed.
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organizations


In Public Service Commission publications, the term "organizations" refers to federal government departments and agencies subject to all or part of the Public Service Employment Act.
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aboriginal people


As defined in the Employment Equity Act, persons who are Indians, Inuit or M├ętis.
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abuse of authority


An intentional improper use of a power. It includes bad faith and personal favouritism. Note: This legal expression is included to provide a better understanding of the document in which it is used. The definition was developed using plain language. Technical and legal complexities may not be reflected in this definition.
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access


One of the guiding values of the Public Service Employment Act, it requires that persons from across the country have a reasonable opportunity to apply, and to do so in the official language(s) of their choice, and to be considered for public service employment.
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accommodation


Refers to the design and adaptation of the work environment, policies and procedures to the needs of persons protected by the Canadian Human Rights Act in order to avoid discrimination, provided such design and adaptation do not cause undue hardship in terms of health, safety and cost.
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acting appointment


The temporary appointment of an employee to another position, if the appointment on a term or indeterminate basis would have constituted a promotion.
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advertised appointment process


An appointment process where persons in the area of selection are informed of and can apply to an appointment opportunity.
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