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Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace

June 1st, 2021

At a workshop on May 28, teachers, professionals and support staff learned about mental health, stigma associated with mental health and how to support colleagues, friends and loved ones. The three-hour workshop was hosted by Dawson’s Human Resources Department and led by a facilitator with Morneau Shepell, which runs Dawson’s Employee Assistance Program, a free…

Join information sessions for all staff on new Code of Conduct

June 1st, 2021

As announced in the last issue of D News, a new Code of Conduct is coming into effect on August 1 for all staff, students and visitors to the Dawson campus.

Human Resources, with the collaboration of Students Services, will be co-hosting two information sessions for all staff to learn more about the new Policy and provide the opportunity to ask questions:

  • Wednesday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 10, from 11 a.m. to noon

Please join us to learn more about how this new Policy will help ensure all members of the Dawson Community are not only provided a safe and healthy environment but are treated with respect and civility.

An invitation will be sent shortly by email to All Dawson with the links to join. 


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Mentally Healthy At Work May 28 workshop

May 18th, 2021

Limited spots available for Mental Health in the Workplace, a workshop by Morneau-Shepell on Friday, May 28 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand more about the most common mental health issues.
  • Recognize the typical symptoms associated with mental health issues and the behaviours that can be expected and exhibited at work.
  • Develop strategies for helping themselves or others (where appropriate) who are demonstrating behaviours associated with mental health issues

All employees are welcome to attend this session. Support Staff and Professionals, please seek approval from your manager.

Click Read More for link to register. 


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Help wanted for Cont. Ed. exams

May 18th, 2021

The Quality Assurance & Planning Office (QAPO) is looking for staff to invigilate Continuing Education final exams on Thursday, May 27 and Monday, May 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, May 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. You will be paid overtime for these shifts.  If interested, please contact Katherine McWhaw at kmcwhaw@dawsoncollege.qc.ca.  Help the College ensure a smooth and safe final exam environment for all.


New Code of Conduct promotes safe environment for entire Dawson Community

May 18th, 2021

Everyone who comes to work, attends class or visits the College campus has a right to not only a safe and healthy environment, but to be treated with respect and civility. These principles are the basis of Dawson’s new Code of Conduct Policy that will apply to the entire Dawson Community, including students, employees, as…

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Exercising our equity muscles

May 4th, 2021

Dawson College opened what Dr. Sabrina Jafralie called a “brave space for courageous conversations” when the educator and McGill University lecturer spoke virtually at Dawson College on the topic of anti-racism on April 28. A brave space is where you “say what you have to say, reflect on it and say where it’s coming from,”…

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Help us recruit occasionals

May 4th, 2021

Dawson College is seeking to replenish its occasionals pool, especially in the lead up to the final exam period.

Please help spread the word to people in your network who may be interested in casual employment.

Click Read More for the job posting, which is shareable.


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General Offer of Service due May 1

April 20th, 2021

Final reminder

All non-permanent teachers are strongly encouraged to submit the General Offer of Service (GOS) for all available day or continuing education teaching assignments for 2021-2022.

The online application must be received by Human Resources no later than May 1, 2021 at 23:59 PM.

Stay safe and healthy,
Human Resources Department
hrfaculty@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


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Current perspectives in anti-racism on April 28

April 20th, 2021

Dr. Sabrina Jafralie will facilitate a discussion on anti-black racism in Canada and Quebec with a focus on what diversity, inclusion and social equity look like in a variety of cases and situations in educational institutions. She will provide actionable tools for being an ally in promoting anti-racism, and help build a stronger community through dialogue.

With a view to building upon on-going conversations at Dawson and in support of professional development and employee engagement articulated in Dawson’s strategic plan, all Dawson employees are invited to participate in this presentation. This session builds upon presentations geared towards teachers and all staff including those animated by Shanice Nicole, Rachel Zellers, Tiffany Callender and a variety of speakers hosted or co-hosted by Human Resources.

When: Wednesday, April 28, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Where: Zoom link

*All employees are welcome to attend this session. Support Staff and Professionals who wish to attend should have approval from their manager.


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General Offer of Service due April 30

April 7th, 2021

All non-permanent teachers are strongly encouraged to submit the General Offer of Service (GOS) for all available day or continuing education teaching assignments for 2021-2022.

The online application must be received by Human Resources no later than April 30, 2021 at 23:59 PM.

Stay safe and healthy,
Human Resources Department
hrfaculty@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


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