Workshop tools help create inclusive workplace

NANAIMO – The tools to achieve an inclusive workplace can obtained at two workshop sessions held at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.

The tools to achieve an inclusive workplace can obtained at two workshop sessions being held at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on June 20.

With immigrants and Aboriginal people being the fastest growing demographic groups in Canada, the composition of the workforce is changing rapidly. The Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society presents a full-day symposium for managers, small business owners, human resource professionals and senior staff responsibke for hiring, training and managing employees on achieving an inclusive workplace.

The first workshop, delivered by Lionel Laroche, an internationally renowned expert on cultural diversity, outlines recruiting and developing culturally diverse employees.

The second workshop, led by Tammie Wylie, of Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre, deals with Aboriginal recruitment and retention.

Tickets are $75, which includes a buffet lunch, and are available only in advance at www.cvims.org.