Respect Group Conference

Workplace Fairness

This full day conference looked at the Intersection of Psychological Health & Safety and Civility/Respect.

It was a working conference in which attendees walked away with some valuable tools and best practices for addressing a respectful workplace, Alberta’s new OHS Legislation and psychological health and safety in the workplace. Sessions benefited Senior HR Professionals, Senior Occupational Health and Safety Professionals, Unions, Municipalities, Business Owners and Non profits.

Chartered Professional Accountants, CPA Ontario

Corporate Finance and Controllers Conference:  Virtual Driving Growth in Volatile Times for CPA Ontario.

Abdul-Aziz Garuba, host, with Blaine Donais and Rahel Woldegiorgis

Reduce Conflict and Improve Productivity with Workplace Fairness Assessments

This conference brought together industry leaders, finance professionals, and experts to delve into the critical role of financial leadership in fostering growth and maximizing value within corporation. WFI presented a case study for a Workplace Fairness Assessment which outlined the financial benefits of monitoring, predicting and addressing the cost of conflict using practical, financial tools. The presentation used audience surveys, video segments and a case study.

Lancaster House – Human Rights and Accommodation Conference

This Job Makes Me Sick: What to do when the workplace contributes to disability

In this session, experts examined some of the difficult questions that arise when workers claim that workplace stress, bullying, or interpersonal conflicts are making them ill. Such claims raise fundamental questions for both unions and employers about the organization of work and the legitimacy of management actions.

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

Workplace Mediation Seminar

Jane Kidner, Adjunct Professor and lawyer, invited Blaine Donais to present at her Faculty of Law Mediation class. Blaine Donais spoke March 7, 2024 on workplace mediation exploring new concepts such as Trauma Informed Approach and the necessity for a restorative process.

2019 International Ombudsman Conference

emerging initiatives - workplace restoration

The purpose of this session was to explore the Five Phases of Workplace Restoration and understand the Ombuds role in the process.