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Jun 28 2023


6:00 pm





Human Rights in the Workplace for ECEs

This workshop was designed by the Justice Education Society of B.C. to provide those working in childcare with an understanding of the foundations of human rights legislation and protected grounds. Participants will have an overview of the BC Human Rights Tribunal reporting procedures, and available remedies, as well as the principles, values and the role of human rights in a workplace; how it’s a tool for advocacy and accountability, how individual accommodation is identified and provided, and how to take action for one’s own rights; while identifying areas of discrimination, bullying, and harassment.

Living Inquiries:

Well-being and belonging.
Identities, social responsibility, and diversity.


Safety and respect.
Democratic practices.
Social responsibility and justice.

Suitable for ECE students and novice, intermediate and experienced early care and learning professionals working with children of all ages, from infants/toddlers to school age children, including children with extra support needs.

Facilitator(s): Sarah McCarthy & Erin Brandt

Sarah is an experienced Early Childhood Educator and Instructor that has developed future ECE professionals, contributed to ECE organisations and worked directly with children. Sarah has been in the industry for over 10+ years and has taught through different organisations and through her own business. She is dedicated to supporting ECE professionals and inspiring them to become passionate instructors.

Erin is the co-founder of PortaLaw. Erin is an employment and human rights lawyer; she helps employees and businesses with issues that arise at work. She also helps with human rights issues such as disability accommodation, sexual harassment, and maternity/parental leaves.

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