June 6, 2023

Critical issues remain regarding policies and procedures aimed at ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion in hiring, promotion, and retention. In this webinar, experts consider these issues by addressing the following questions:

  • What lessons can be learned from recent cases where employees have alleged discriminatory promotion practices? How can employers ensure fair and transparent promotion practices?
  • How do unconscious biases impact recruitment? How can employers address implicit biases and stereotypes in their recruitment practices?
  • How does the gender wage gap continue to influence the recruitment of women across different industries? How can employers and unions address the gender wage gap in their employment policies?
  • What are best practices when it comes to hiring Indigenous workers? What role can unions play in ensuring equitable opportunities for the promotion of Indigenous workers?
  • What considerations should employers take into account in seeking to recruit from distinct age groups? How can employers integrate generational differences into the workplace culture to promote inclusion when retaining employees?
  • How can employers and unions address language barriers in their recruitment policies? How can employers foster a culture of inclusion in the workplace that takes language barriers into consideration?
  • What role can unions play in ensuring equity when it comes to hiring, promoting, and retaining employees? What are examples of equity-focused policies and practices that unions across Canada have developed?


This program has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).

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This program has been approved by CPHR Alberta for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.

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  • This program has been approved by the Law Society of British Columbia for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.