If you feel powerless about workplace discrimination, there's a new way to help.
70% of Black and Asian people face racial harassment at work.
52% of women have been victims of unwanted sexual behaviours at work.
Marginalised people suffer, yet most issues go unresolved for heartbreaking reasons:
You can help by becoming a first responder in times of crisis – someone that people can come to for help, trained in the basics of what rights employees have, discrimination law and work and what steps they can take next.
For comparison, think of a mental health first aider or even a union representative.
After this training, you will be able to:
To become a Discrimination First Aider, you will undergo a four-week online training programme to learn:
£39 for individuals self-funding
£149 for business funding
(prices include VAT, discounts available for non-profits and custom workshop pricing available)
The training is being provided by Valla, who have built a platform to allow people to resolve their own employment issues when they can’t afford a law firm. Valla’s team is a mix of lawyers and technologists, and the course is designed by employment law lawyers and experts.
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