On-Demand Webcast: Preventing creed-based discrimination

Date and Time

Starts:04/13/2016 12:00 AM

Ends:04/13/2056 11:30 PM

Event Type: Webcast

1 Hour Hour(s)


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Discrimination based on creed—a professed system and confession of faith, including beliefs and observances or worship—is against the law.

This webinar guides employers on how to effectively prevent, recognize, respond to and address creed-based discrimination in the workplace.

Learning objectives:

<  Recognizing forms of discrimination based on creed

<  Applying the duty to accommodate to creed beliefs and practices

<  Respecting Indigenous Spirituality

<  Preventing and responding to creed-based discrimination

Who should attend:

Human resources professionals, employers (managers, supervisors, team leads, directors, business owners), unions, professional associations and employees.

Speaker bio(s)
Bob Sherman, Senior Policy Analyst

Bob Sherman is a senior policy analyst at the Ontario Human Rights Commission, with a focus on working with organizations to bring about human rights organizational change.

In his most recent jobs, he spent almost six years working on accessibility for people with disabilities at the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario. Prior to that, Bob worked as a human resources practitioner with a strong human rights component, including development of Ontario Public Service policies related to accommodation of employees with disabilities, as well as workplace discrimination and harassment prevention. Bob also has experience in labour relations, recruitment and human resources planning.

He has provided extensive advice and training in all these areas to human resources practitioners and managers.