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Member Workshop: Building HIV/AIDS inclusive workplaces

1 December @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 from 12 PM to 1 PM EST – this event is exclusive for employees of our Proud Partners and Community Partners.

Pride at Work Canada is proud to have the support of Scotiabank for this event.
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Held on the 33rd commemoration of World AIDS Day, this workshop will address some of the common misconceptions associated with HIV and AIDS that may arise in the workplace while providing a historical and legal overview of HIV/AIDS and its impact on employees and job-seekers in Canada. Utilizing case studies and leveraging the expertise of the Pride at Work Canada staff team and Community Partners, this presentation will review related legal requirements and best practices for cultivating awareness, and education of HIV/AIDS and a sense of safety and belonging for employees and job-seekers living with HIV.

Learning Goals:

  • General overview of HIV/AIDS and impacts in Canadian context
  • Legal protections and rights for employees/job-seekers living with HIV
  • Inclusive benefits and accommodations for employees/job-seekers living with HIV

Audience:

  • Human Resources professionals
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Professionals
  • Employees/job-seekers living with HIV/AIDS
Facilitator:

Jade Pichette (they/them), Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

Jade is an inclusion, diversity and belonging educator with a background in social work. As Pride at Work Canada’s Manager of Programs, Jade is committed to implementing engaging programs for our partners that envision a world where gender and sexual diversity are included and celebrated. Previous to Pride at Work Canada they have held positions at the ArQuives, Kind Space, and as an independent consultant. Jade is the Gythia (Ásatrú priestess) of Vindisir Kindred, and dedicates their time to interfaith engagement including founding the Canadian Pagan Declaration on Intolerance.

Registration for this event has closed.

This event is exclusive for employees of our Proud Partners and Community Partners. If you would like to register after the deadline, please send an email to info@prideatwork.ca.

Details

Date:
1 December
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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