Now more than ever, restaurateurs should utilize every opportunity to leverage a positive workplace culture to strengthen the Canadian foodservice industry. Restaurants Canada and Centennial College have spent more than a year in partnership to develop a guide to help foodservice employers create positive and inclusive workplaces. This extensive guide is entitled “How to Create a Positive and Inclusive Workplace”.

By learning about regulations, laws and best practices for their employees, foodservice owners and operators can create work environments that can lead to:

+ Enhanced employee engagement and retention
+ Increased innovation and flexibility
+ Attract better quality talent
+ Improved sales and reduced costs at unit level

For more information, read our full press release.




How to Create a Positive & Inclusive Workplace Webinar

Originally Presented: Wednesday, July 11 from 2pm-3pm EST
Speaker: Cyrus K. Cooper, Professor, Restaurant Management, Centennial College

Creating a positive and inclusive workplace isn’t just about doing the right thing; studies show inclusivity is linked to lower staff turnover, higher sales, and increased brand value.

This webinar will provide insights on:

+ Building a culture of inclusion
+ Human rights in the workplace
+ Workplace health and safety
+ Employment standards


Positive & Inclusive Workplace Info Sheets

Get started now with our seven themed info sheets that provide an overview of the major topics covered in our guide. These sheets will help you begin to develop a strategy for developing a positive and inclusive workplace.

Download the Full Guide Today

FREE for all Restaurants Canada members

With practical tips and best-in-class examples from some of the industry’s leaders in this area, the guide is designed to help operators recognize opportunities within their organizations to make positive change. The guide provides information on:

+ Building a Culture of Inclusion
+ Hiring Practices to Build a Vibrant Labour Force
+ Racial, Cultural and Gender Diversity
+ Mental Health
+ Sexual Harassment
+ Sick Leave/Parental Leave

And much more! If you are in the foodservice industry and looking to foster a healthy workplace environment for your employees, take a moment to download this in-depth guide.