Human Rights And Diversity In The Workplace$0
About this course
Duration: 2 hours
This course provides guidelines for defining and managing diversity, understanding Canada’s diverse labour market, managing five generations working together, legal requirements for the Canadian workplace related to diversity and inclusion.
This course addresses workplace diversity in Canada. The great variety of differences between people in today’s work environment comes with opportunities and challenges. Communication, adaptability and change are prime requirements for employees to work together productively and harmoniously. Further, with workplace diversity continually increasing, forward looking companies and organizations see the need to be proactive in successfully developing diverse, inclusive work environments.
This course provides guidelines for defining and managing diversity, understanding Canada’s diverse labour market, managing the five generations working together today, legal requirements for the Canadian workplace related to diversity and inclusion, knowing the programs for recruiting foreign workers, building an inclusive workplace, and developing a diversity program.
After the completion of the Workplace Diversity course, students will have developed the following knowledge and strategies:
- Understanding the meaning of diversity.
- Understanding that diversity defines Canadian workplaces.
- To welcome and benefit from diversity.
- Identify the three steps for managing diversity.
- Understand that Canada’s workforce has five generations working together.
- The moral and legal considerations of workplace equality in Canada.
- Knowledge of employee rights and responsibilities as a member of Canada’s work force.
- Knowledge of worker recruitment programs.
- Legal requirements for creating an inclusive workplace.
- Anti-harassment and workplace accommodation policies.
- Employer’s responsibilities in dealing with complaints about harassment.
- Strategies for integrating diverse new hires into the workplace and supporting their needs.
Who can apply for this program?
Anyone that is legally entitled to work in Canada can apply.
I am on social assistance, can I still take the program?
YES! Being on social benefits of any kind does not restrict your access to the program or disqualify you from receiving assistance. However, Succeeding at Work is not to be used as a reason to extend your benefits.
How do I apply?
You may apply through this website in TONS of places or use the APPLY button right at the top of the website. We will contact you right away. Even if it is to just ask a question.
I do not receive Social Assistance benefits. Is there any assistance offered through this program?
Each location has it’s own additional supports that we offer. Transportation or lunch may be offered depending on need.
How long is the program and what can I expect in participating?
The program runs for 7 weeks, Monday to Friday full days. You day may start at 9 or 9:30 depending on your province. We expect everyone to come neatly dressed and ready to learn.
Is child care provided?
At this time, no it is not.
What are the previous education and job history requirements?
There are NONE! We welcome participants of all age levels and your previous job history is just that, history!