This workshop reflects the commitment to an inclusive federal Public Service and is one of several joint learning initiatives to improve workplace relations.
Joint learning on respecting differences and anti-discrimination recognizes that building an inclusive environment means more than being aware of differences and practising civility in our working relationships. It requires a higher level of excellence, one that emerges from harnessing the power of mutual respect and understanding.
This joint learning initiatives will strengthen the parties’ capacity to influence the evolution of better workplaces. It reflects the parties’ commitment to a diverse and discrimination-free federal Public Service.
The objectives of the workshops are:
- to explore how unconscious biases or assumptions impair our ability to work effectively with others and limit our lives;
- to examine strategies ensuring an inclusive and discrimination-free workplace;
- to practice skills to deal with the challenges of facing diversity in a reflective, responsible and proactive manner
- to seize opportunities to identify actions and recommendations for both individual and organizational implementation.
The audience for this workshop is Union members of the Core Public Administration and their supervisors and managers.
To organize a session in your workplace or to find out about other Joint Learning Program activities, please visit the website at www.jlp-pam.ca or call 613-560-2595.
This course provides the opportunity to move from dialogue about diversity and discrimination to actions that can facilitate a respectful and more inclusive workplace.
Glynis Ellerington and Dwana Mbamalu
Joint Learning Program