Professor Jain is recipient of the Order of Canada (August, 2005); he is Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (April 2005); he was a member of the Canadian Human Rights Act Review Panel appointed by the Canadian Justice Minister in April 1999. He was a member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal 1986-1992 and 1996-1998.
He is lead author of several books and monographs, including: Employment Equity and Affirmative Action: An International Comparison, 2003 (M.E. Sharpe, New York); Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Codes of Best Practices in the USA, Canada and Britain and other Selected Countries, 1998 (South African Dept. of Labor). He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Journal of Manpower and contributing editor of Human Resources Management in Canada. He has published more than 60 articles in academic and professional journals.