Diversity Leadership Award 2016
The 2016 Alberta Human Rights Commission Diversity Leadership Award of Distinction was awarded to DynaLIFEDX for their efforts in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Along with other Alberta Business Awards of Distinction recipients, they were honoured at an awards event at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel on February 26, 2016.
Since the early 1960s, DynaLIFEDX has provided diagnostic laboratory services to the residents of northern and central Alberta. DynaLIFEDX embraces diversity as part of its culture and has faced the challenges that come with a diverse organization. Using a strategic approach with the objective of building on their diverse culture, they foster an environment that respects the dignity, ideas and beliefs of their workforce, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment.
DynaLIFEDX has shown leadership in embracing diversity in their workforce, encouraging respect and inclusion, and working toward eliminating discrimination and barriers to fair employment practices. Activities that support creating a diverse and inclusive workplace include recruitment and onboarding; programs that support people with disabilities, aging, multigenerational families, women and multiculturalism; training and development for leaders and employees; policy development and implementation; and evaluation of initiatives.
Brooks McDonald's was recognized as a finalist for their efforts in building a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Mr. Robert Philp, Queen's Counsel, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission, with 2016 Diversity Leadership Award of Distinction recipient, Wendy Gerber, Vice President, Human Resources, DynaLIFEDX
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