LANGUAGE OF WORK TOOLS
In this section, you will find tools to help you fulfill your responsibilities under Part V of the Official Languages Act.
- Need some help on how to organize and conduct a bilingual meeting? This resource has you covered!
Bilingual MS Teams invitation template
- Use this template to create bilingual MS Teams meeting invitations.
Communication between regions
- This document explains linguistic obligations when communicating between unilingual and bilingual regions.
Determining the linguistic profile of bilingual positions
- If you’re a manager or supervisor with a bilingual position to staff, this resource will tell you how to determine what language level may be required.
Eligibility to the Bilingualism Bonus
- Use this in determining an employee's eligibility to the bilingualism bonus by type of position, human resources process and official languages proficiency.
English and French in the workplace
- This resource will inform you of your language rights and responsibilities to help promote a truly bilingual workplace.
Language of work rights while teleworking
- Remote work and virtual teams have become an integral part of the public service. In this new environment, federal institutions face questions on employees’ linguistic rights and their supervisors’ obligations.
Leaders make it happen in both official languages
- Are you a manager working in a bilingual region? Here is a checklist to help you encourage a bilingual workplace.
MS Teams official languages themed backgrounds
- Download and use these backgrounds during your MS Teams meetings to promote the use of both official languages.
Official Languages Decision Tree for Staffing Executive Positions
- Facilitates decisions on staffing executive positions (EX-02 to EX-05 or equivalents) by considering the language requirements of the positions to be staffed.
Official languages rights in bilingual regions
- Here’s a great quick reference guide to help employees and supervisors in bilingual regions respect their rights and obligations in the workplace.
Qualification Standards in relation to official languages
- This resource describes the proficiency levels that are used to indicate abilities in a second official language.
Virtual meetings and events
- This bilingual one-pager highlights best practices to support the use of both official languages during virtual meetings and events.