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Mar 18, 2022
Small Business Inclusive Workforce Policy Development Workshop
Grey background, with maroon accents. Title reads: “Small Business Inclusive Workforce Policy Development with facilitator Janelle Benjamin.” Subtext reads: “Free workshop, April 13 11-12pm. An interactive webinar which will guide business owners and HR staff through the development process to create an inclusive workforce policy.”

Join us in a one hour interactive webinar which will guide business owners and HR staff through the policy development process aiding them in the creation of an inclusive workforce policy.

April 13, 2022
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Further to participation in the one hour training, each participant will be provided with the opportunity to send a policy to be reviewed by All Things Equitable (max 5 pages) where issues will be identified in advance of a 30-minute consultation. During the consultation the business owner/HR Staff will receive hands-on support in the application of an equity lens to their specific policy. *30 minute consultation limited to the first 25 participants. Businesses must reside or do business in Grey or Bruce County.

Partners – Grey County Business Enterprise Centre, Business to Bruce, Grey Bruce Local Immigration Partnership

About the Facilitator – Janelle Benjamin is an Entrepreneur and business owner at All Things Equitable, addressing inequities for all historically marginalized groups in the workplace. I frequently review and or create workforce policies in my role for a variety of companies and make recommendations for improvement. Lead Program advisor at the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) developing Ontario’s pilot Provincial Nominee program to ensure immigrants meet Ontario’s labour market needs. Seconded to MCI’s newest agency - Senior policy advisor at the Office of the Fairness Commissioner addressing issues of foreign qualification recognition for professional and highly-skilled newcomers for 8+ years; worked with stakeholders to review their policies and practices, made recommendations, and ensured fair registration & licensing in Ontario’s professional regulatory bodies. Current volunteer on the Durham Region Local Immigration Partnership Council (DLIP) – public member since 2019.Broke barriers for people with disabilities at the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, implementing the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Ensured organizations complied with standards like the employment standards, customer service standards, and the design of public spaces to name a few.

See you there!