24/7 provincial toll-free crisis line 18779770007

  • Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters

MAWS provides information only. If you are in danger call 911. If you or someone you know is being abused, call the confidential 24/7 provincial toll-free crisis line at: 1-877-977-0007

Module 4: Human Resources

Module 4: Human Resources

Performance Management

Supportive Performance Management

A strengths based approach that focuses on solutions and employee success can contribute to the employee’s well-being.

https://www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/managing-workplace-issues/supportive-performance-management

Workplace Plan

A workplace plan includes specific solutions to past, current and potential work-related issues. The employee’s involvement in the creation of a workplace plan can be the determining factor for the employee’s commitment to the plan’s success.

https://www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/managing-workplace-issues/developing-a-workplace-plan

Q & A for Sticky Stuff

Real life E.D.s ask questions about insubordinate staff, staff missing deadlines, and how to fire someone

https://blog.joangarry.com/fire-staff/

Impairment and Substance Use

The response when an employee appears impaired at work should be handled carefully. Information about impairment, services for problematic substance use, and tips for supporting an employee’s effective return to work after being off for treatment are included.

https://www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/Managing-Workplace-Issues/Impairment-and-Substance-Use

Five Myths that Perpetuate Burnout Across Nonprofits

How can we as nonprofit leaders proactively face the reality of chronic nonprofit employee burnout?

https://ssir.org/articles/entry/five_myths_that_perpetuate_burnout_across_nonprofits

 Manitoba Labour Standards

Employment Standards is a government program under Manitoba Finance. It administers laws on minimum wages, hours of work, holidays and other workplace entitlements and responsibilities. The program enforces The Employment Standards Code, The Construction Industry Wages Act, The Remembrance Day Act, The Worker Recruitment and Protection Act and The Retail Businesses Holiday Closing Act. It also investigates complaints about violations of these laws.

https://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/standards/doc,quick_guide,factsheet.html

Workplace Diversity  

Immigrant Centre Winnipeg Resources for Employers

These resources include toolkits, webinars and other strategies and guidelines for engaging newcomer employees.

Immigrant Centre Winnipeg

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment, Hiring and Retention

This resource was created for the Urban Sustainability Network, but has application across all sectors to look at historical hiring discrepancies.  There are recommendations for job descriptions, use of language, and socio-economic bias.

https://www.usdn.org/uploads/cms/documents/usdn-equity-in-recruitment_hiring_retention.pdf 

Supporting Employees from a Different Cultural Background

While written for the early years sector, this toolkit provides universal information on potential barriers and practical and supportive HR practices.

http://www.ccsc-cssge.ca/hr-resource-centre/hr-toolkit/diversity-work/supporting-employees-different-cultural-backgrounds

Respectful Workplace

Respectful behaviour displays personal integrity and professionalism, practices fairness and understanding, demonstrates respect for individual rights and differences and encourages accountability for one’s actions. Respectful workplaces don’t just happen, they are built.

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/careers-myhr/all-employees/working-with-others/promote-respect

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/careers/all-employees/working-with-others/miab_scenarios.pdf

Ethics

Ethical Leadership for Non Profits

Practical pointers for demonstrating ethical behaviour in your non profit.

https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/ethical-leadership-nonprofits