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Justice, Equity, and Inclusion Supports For WIL Employers
Welcome! Do you have questions about creating equitable and inclusive workplace opportunities? The SFU Work-Integrated Learning JEI Team is here to support you. The resources on this page are dedicated to helping you create empowering employment opportunities and work cultures. We have resources, tips, and training on inclusive hiring and onboarding, creating equitable and inclusive workplaces, job development support referrals, external resources, and more. Can’t find what you are looking for? Don’t hesitate to contact us!
- Designing Forms for Gender Diversity and Inclusion provides forms that are inclusive and respect diversity of gender expression.
- Discover Ability: Inclusive Interview Checklist serves as a tool to create an inclusive and welcoming environment in the early stages of the hiring process.
- Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit for Employers Working with International Students. Created by ACE-WIL BC, this is a practical guide for employers to attract, hire, and onboard students from international pathways in WIL.
- Employment Outcome for Students from International Pathways Report is another research report created by ACE-WIL BC to provide employers with tools, resources, and frameworks to attract, hire, onboard, and support students from international pathways.
- Gender Decoder serves as a tool to check gendered language throughout a job description, highlighting gendered phrases that are associated with masculine and feminine traits.
- Hiring Indigenous Students: The Job Posting and Beyond. Created by ACE-WIL BC, this document provides information on focused recruitment and provides strategies for connecting with potential Indigenous applicants.
- Inclusive Interviewing provides employers with tips for more inclusive hiring practices when it comes to interviews.
- Supporting Students Who Request Workplace Accommodations provides tips on how to respectfully design an appropriate accommodation.
- Understanding Diverse Needs of Diverse Students. Available through ACE-WIL, these resources support B.C. employers to better understand the diverse needs of their employees.
- Writing Inclusive Job Descriptions provides suggestions for creating job descriptions that promote a culture of equity and inclusion.
JUSTICE, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION (JEI) IN THE WORKPLACE
- Advancing Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: A toolkit for Employers and Community Partners. Designed collaboratively by the SFU WIL JEI Team and ACE-WIL, this toolkit provides practical guidance in assisting organizations with meeting their justice, equity, and inclusion goals.
- Dismantle Collective: White Allyship 101: Resources to Get to Work. Created by the Dismantle Collective, this tool helps White allies understand issues surrounding White supremacy and racism. It is a starting point for engaging in education and action on anti-racism.
- How to Recognize Discrimination in Everyday Life Designed collaboratively by the SFU WIL JEI Team and ACE-WIL, this resource provides examples of intentional and unintentional discriminations in the workplace.
- Resources and calls to action against anti-Black racism and violence provides a list of actions and resources for anyone looking to incorporate anti-racism into their everyday interactions.
- Sustaining the Black Lives Matter Movement in the Workplace: A Toolkit for Employers. Created by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, this report provides some guidance for employers on how to support Black employees and advance the calls of the Black Lives Matter movement.
- The Micropedia of Microaggressions is a collaborative project dedicated to creating a judgement-free opportunity to learn more about microaggressions.
- Towards Accessibility: Employer Resource Handbook. Designed collaboratively by the SFU WIL JEI Team and ACE-WIL, this handbook is intended to help employers support accessible employment opportunities for students with disabilities.
- Women and the Workplace: How Employers can support equality and diversity. This report provides strategies and resources employers can use to advance women’s participation in the workplace.
DECOLONIZING THE WORKPLACE
- Employer Self-Assessment Worksheet allows WIL employers to reflect on their commitments to equity, inclusion, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to action.
- Questions from Indigenous Students to Prospective Employers. Indigenous students from UVic's Native Student Union (NSU) provided several questions to prospective employers on their workplace culture, hiring, and retention practices in an effort to better support and retain Indigenous employees.
- Reconciliation Canada: Kitchen Table Guide for Reconciliation Dialogue. Created by Reconciliation Canada, this toolkit provides guidance on the creation for safe and constructive dialogues on the topics of truth and reconciliation.
- Responding to the TRC’s Calls to Action outlines relevant Calls to Action for WIL employers in an effort to advance the process of reconciliation.
- Strategies for Recognizing and Addressing Tokenism provides employers with tips on identifying tokenism in the workplace.
RESPECTFUL RELATIONSHIP BUILDING
- Correct Name Pronunciation with Audio - The Name Engine is a tool to encourage correct name pronunciations with audio.
- Feminuity: Reimagining your workplace in Rainbow: A Guide to LGBTQ2S+ Inclusion for HR, People, and DEI Leaders reviews leading practices for LGBTQAI2S+ inclusion in the workplace.
- MyProunouns is a tool to learn more about personal pronouns and why they matter.
- Pronounce Names is an online dictionary of name pronunciations.
- Understanding power dynamics, cross-cultural communication, bias, and assumptions provides resources to better understand the various influences on intercultural communication.
- Words Matter: Guidelines on Using Inclusive Language in the Workplace. Created by the BC Public Service, this resource sets out key guiding principles and suggestions for using inclusive language in the workplace.