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Training session - Human rights in the workplace | CDPDJ

Hire without discrimination

Hire without discrimination

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This workshop is recognized as continuing education by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés.  
This workshop is recognized as continuing education by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA).

Target clientele

Trainers, employers, human resource managers, managers, union representatives, equity and diversity committee members, psychosocial integration workers, employability counselors who want to develop practices consistent with The Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms; Agents or advocates conducting a defense or rights education project or who wish to develop such projects.


  • Understand how the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms applies in the workplace;
  • Examine situations with regard to job postings, job descriptions, job requirements, application forms, interviews, verification of references, criminal records, duty to accommodate, equal access to employment, etc.;
  • Examine cases of direct, indirect or systemic discrimination, and discriminatory harassment;
  • Learn about case studies, jurisprudence, and recourses.

Because of the multiple dimensions of the Charter in the workplace, participants can select one or a combination of elements in the contents suggested above.


While recognizing the rights of employers to manage their businesses and organizations, the Charter guarantees the right to equality in the workplace. It applies to relations between employees and their superiors, between employees themselves and between employees and clientele. In all activities related to human resources, discrimination on the grounds, among others, of race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sex, civil status, age, etc. is prohibited. The workshop will help participants create a workplace respectful of diversity and human rights.

Educational approach

Content is delivered using discussions, a participatory approach, simulation and other exercises, sharing good practices, and through an interactive presentation.


Request this training session

Conta​ct us by e-mail or by phone (1 800 361-6477, ext. 216) with the following information:

  • Name of your organization, company or institution
  • Contact details
  • Requested workshop
  • Number of people attending
  • Preferred date and time 
  • Venue

Contact us at least six weeks in advance to schedule this training session.


​​​All our training sessions are free of charge.

They last at least three hours, and are offered to groups of 15 people or more and take place in the venue of your choice.​