Respect in the workplace is important because it promotes a fair and healthy working environment among employees. When employees are working in harmony with each other, they are more engaged and productive. Creating and maintaining a respectful work environment is everyone’s responsibility. This 1-hour, informational seminar will help participants gain a broader understanding of respect and harassment and know how they can promote respect and civility in the workplace.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to do the following:
- Identify the signs of discriminating and harassing behaviours
- Examine the impact of incivility and harassment in the workplace
- Apply strategies for communicating concerns constructively
- Define one’s accountability for fostering respect in the workplace