WEBINAR SERIES

Managing Your Team Through

Personal and Professional Challenges


Establish a diverse and stable tourism workplace in today's changing world

The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council is offering a variety of Leadership webinars to help address some of the challenges facing today’s workforce.

Over the next three months, experts from our partners at the Office of the Employer Advisor, Labour and Advance Education, Tranquility Online, Department of Community Services and other organizations, will provide resources and discuss the following topics:

Session 1 | Legal Considerations for Employers during Covid-19
Session 2 | COVID-19: A Workplace Hazard – Focus on Tourism Sector
Session 3 | Pearls and Perils of Disability Case Management
Session 4 | Mental Health of Your Team during Periods of Uncertainty – focus on Tourism Sector
Session 5 | Navigating WCB’s MyAccount for Business Owners
Session 6 | What is Anti-Black Racism Dialogue
Session 7 | Racism and the Workplace
Session 8 | Unconscious Bias

Questions?
Contact lynn@tourism.ca

Contact

Lynn McDonagh Hughes
Manager of Operations
(902) 423-4480
lynn@tourism.ca

Address

6589 Chebucto Road, Suite 201
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1L9

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 4pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Session 1
November 26 | 10 - 11 AM


Legal Considerations for Employers during Covid-19

Speaker: Katie Roebothan (Lawyer),
Office of the Employer Advisor

 

Katie will review the legal considerations that arise for employers in the context of labour and employment law as a result of Covid-19. Topics will include human rights considerations, occupational health and safety considerations, workers’ compensation considerations, employment agreements and policies and also considerations around managing, laying off and terminating employees during these uncertain times.

 

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Session 2
November 30 | 10 - 11 AM


A Workplace Hazard – Focus on Tourism Sector

Speaker: TBC
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Session 3
December 2 | 10 - 11 AM


Pearls and Perils of Disability Case Management

Speaker: Jeannette Combes (Employer Advisor),Office of the Employer Advisor

 

This course provides practical and useful information to assist in implementing disability case management in the workplace and to do it more confidently and expertly. Aspects of disability case management, best practices and alignment with legislative requirements are reviewed and discussed. Numerous examples and specific cases reviewed. The roles and responsibilities of all workplace parties are discussed and how to address specific issues of non-compliance are covered.

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Session 4
December 7 | 10 - 11 AM


Mental Health of Your Team during Periods of Uncertainty

Speaker: Dr. Alissa Pencer
Tranquility Online

Description Coming Soon

 

Session 5
December 14 | 10 - 11 AM


Navigating your WCB "My Account" for Business Owners

Speaker: Jeannette Combes (Employer Advisor), Office of the Employer Advisor

The focus of this session is to educate employers on how to navigate their online account through WCB NS' MyAccount. Topics: Access to the Employer's MyAccount, Claim Information, How to Generate an Advice Notice Report, Online Secure Messaging, How to Complete an Online Injury Report, Notifications from the WCB, and your Business Experience Rating.

 

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Session 6
January 11 | 10 - 11:30 AM


What is Anti-Black Racism Dialogue

Speaker: Winnifred Grant

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Session 7
January 18 | 10 - 11 AM

 

Addressing Systemic Racism in the Workplace

Speaker: Shakira Weatherdon, Shakira Weatherdon Consulting & Enterprises

Learn how to identify forms of racism and increase understanding of the experiences and impact of racism, examine interpersonal, institutional and structural racism, engage in discussion and information-sharing on the historical context of race and racism in Canada and its present day impacts, reflect on participants’ personal journey and discuss examples of anti-racist behaviour.

 

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Session 8
January 25 | 10 - 11 AM


Unconscious Bias: Creating Communities of Compassion and Accountability

Speaker: Shakira Weatherdon, Shakira Weatherdon Consulting & Enterprises

 

During this session participants will explore concepts of systemic barriers, become more aware of unconscious bias and perceptive filters, identify ways to minimize personal and professional bias, and explore and practice strategies that facilitate inclusive environments.

 

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