NSGEU's international anti-bullying conference earning press | National Union of Public and General Employees

NSGEU's international anti-bullying conference earning press

There are only 7 days left to register for this culturally significant conference.  Be a voice that helps shape our future workplaces — register today!

HaNSGEU Working Toward Bully-Free Wokrplaces conference logolifax (03 June 2014) — The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) inagurual  Working Toward Bully-Free Workplaces, International Conference, is gaining momentum in both the local and national media.  Atlantic Canadian journalists are already covering the conference, which runs June 11—14. 

International anti-bullying conference in Nova Scotia receives wide attention

Global Morning News - http://globalnews.ca/video/1343996/conference-to-stop-bullying-in-the-workplace

The Chronicle Herald - http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1211365-experts-say-it-s-time-to-deal-with-workers-mental-well-being

CBC Toronto will be doing an in-depth report on workplace bullying, featuring footage and speakers from the conference on June 11.

Conference is still accepting registrations

There are only 7 days left to register for this culturally significant conference.  Be a voice that helps shape our future workplaces—register today!

About the conference

Working Toward Bully-Free Workplaces 2014 International Conference will facilitate dialogue among those who are involved with providing employment, training, and education for the next generation of Canada’s workforce. The conference welcomes members of the business community, not-for-profit organizations, occupational safety and human resource professionals, and educators to join the conversation. Keynote speakers are all internationally recognized for their contribution to creating bully-free workplaces and will be addressing the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Attendees can expect the conference to address shifting workplace culture as it pertains to workplace bullying, and the Standard developed and endorsed by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). There will be opportunities to learn about workplace programs that support the Standard and what’s being done nationally and internationally to create cultural change in workplaces. For example, Nova Scotia is a leader in Restorative Justice and Restorative Practice as one strategy to shift culture and create sustainable change. Networking and open dialogue among attendees will be an important factor of the conference.

More information:

www.bullyfreeworkplaces.ca

Conference Facebook page 

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