Tools & Resources
Get tools to help you facilitate discussions and get resources about respectful workplaces.
Sample scenarios & discussion questions
Use these scenarios to generate discussion during your meeting:
True or false challenge
Test knowledge about respectful workplace resources.
- When experiencing or discovering a workplace issue, supervisors are encouraged to review Managing Employee and Labour Relations, Leading People in the Workplace and Working with Others
- If misconduct is suspected or a situation arises that requires disciplinary action, contact AskMyHR to speak to a human resources specialist
Addressing a workplace conflict
For guidance on how to address workplace conflict when an employee approaches you for help, review the information for supervisors in Take Responsible Action: An Informal Conflict Resolution Approach.
Contact a Human Resources Specialist
If you need help determining the best course of action to address a workplace issue or are unclear at any point during the process, contact AskMyHR to speak to a human resources specialist.
Employee health issues at work
Managing Employee Health Issues at Work helps supervisors engage employees who have health conditions that impact their work. Supervisors and employees work with a team of occupational health nurses to identify options that help employees improve the management of their condition. Contact AskMyHR to access this program.
Support for difficult conversations
If you feel unprepared or anxious when meeting with an employee to respond to a dispute
- Call the People Leader Advice Line at 1 800 655-5004
- Read Take Responsible Action: An Informal Conflict Resolution Approach
Coaching services is available to all BC Public Service employees at every career level. Coaching sessions are strictly confidential and can be held in person, over the phone or by webcam.
Improving the work environment
There are a variety of tools and services in the BC Public Service to help supervisors maintain a healthy work environment:
- Get Available Resources is an overview of the support and services that are available through the BC Public Service Agency.
- Supervisors can also take advantage of the Supervisor Development Certificate Program
- Ideas for employee engagement and recognition to improve the work environment
Learning for respectful workplaces is outlined in Learn About Respectful Workplaces. Find out about courses through @Work's Learning in the BC Public Service
Address Bullying provides information to supervisors and employees.