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Supporting Grieving Employees in the Face of a Tragedy Impacting the Workplace

Description: Find out how the Pickering Public Library supported their employees following the sudden death of a colleague. Learn how the adoption of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace helped their WorkWell Committee members address the psychological health of staff following the tragedy. Also, hear a leading expert and educator discuss best practices for employers to manage and support grieving employees.

Guest Speakers:

  • Cathy Grant, CEO, Pickering Public Library
  • Tanya Sinclair, Director of HR, Pickering Public Library
  • Kim Affeldt, Senior Administrative Assistant, Pickering Public Library
  • Colleen Bolin, Manager of Client Relations, Pickering Public Library
  • Pam Fitzgerald, Registered Nurse and Director, The Canadian Centre for Bereavement Education and Grief Counselling

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