To help foster a safe, inclusive and productive workplace, it is essential to understand how our decisions are often impacted by unintentional racism. This practical and timely presentation provides an understanding of how unconscious bias, micro-aggressions, micro-invalidations, and subconscious stereotyping impact our decisions and actions at work. The session focuses on the employer’s obligations when managing a diverse workforce. It discusses recent court and tribunal decisions, policies, guidelines, and strategies to mitigate the impact of unintentional racism in the workplace.
- Understand an employer’s obligations in regards to managing a diverse workforce
- Understand what unconscious bias is and that seemingly innocuous actions and behaviours may amount to unintentional racism
- Integrate methods for mitigating the influence of unconscious bias by canvassing:
a. Recent court and tribunal decisions
b. Ontario Human Rights Commission’s policy and guidelines on racism and racial discrimination.
12:00 pm Opening Remarks, Agenda & Speaker Introduction
12:15 pm Speaker Presentation
1:15 pm Closing Remarks
1:30 pm Event Concludes
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