ERIC Number: ED261108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Combatting Racism in the Workplace: A Course for Workers.
Thomas, Barb; Novogrodsky, Charles
This book provides the outline of a course designed to involve Canadian workers in talking openly and seriously about racism in the workplace. An introduction briefly describes the background, underlying assumptions, and purpose of the course. Following this are ten sections containing information for use at ten different training sessions. In each section, necessary student materials, teaching aids, and equipment are listed. Session objectives are discussed, instructions are given for running the session, and student assignments are suggested. The ten sections cover these topics: (1) how racism hurts workers; (2) analyzing racial situations in the workplace; (3) the employer's connection to racism; (4) Canadian immigration history: the workers' experience; (5) immigration policy and misconceptions about immigrants; (6) the creation and perpetuation of racist attitudes; (7) legislation against discrimination: limits and possibilities; (8) using the collective agreement to combat racism; (9) union practices to resist racism; and (10) planning for action. Appendixes provide annotated lists of selected audiovisuals for programs on racism and current resources and programs on racism, and information on the resources of the Department of the Secretary of State. (KH)
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Ethnic Bias, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Labor Force, Postsecondary Education, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Resource Materials, Unions, Workshops
Cross-Cultural Communication Centre, 965 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6H 1L7 ($8.00 Canadian).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa (Ontario). Multiculturalism Directorate.
Authoring Institution: Cross-Cultural Communication Centre, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada