Political correctness training where NSW bureaucrats are warned not to use ...

Safe spaces, pronouns in email signatures and don't say 'guys': Inside the PC training sessions where bureaucrats are told not to use the words 'husband' and 'wife' Bureaucrats in NSW have been urged to adopt politically correct language  Instead of greeting 'ladies and gentlemen' workers are encouraged to say 'folks'  The focus has been slammed during a recession brought on by COVID-19 crisis 

By Zoe Zaczek For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 17:32 BST, 6 September 2020 | Updated: 23:46 BST, 6 September 2020

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Bureaucrats in NSW have been encouraged to adopt politically correct language and avoid using phrases such as 'husband and wife' and 'ladies and gentlemen'.

NSW treasury workers, who are amidst the state's worst economic crisis in almost a century, have also been urged to include their preferred pronouns in their email signatures. 

But the focus on inclusive language has been slammed by One Nation MP Mark Latham, who believes there are greater issues to battle through during the coronavirus pandemic.

Staff received an official message from NSW Treasury's Economic Strategy Deputy Secretary Joann Wilkie following a training day in line with 'Wear It Purple', The Daily Telegraph reported.

Staff received an official message from NSW Treasury's Economic Strategy Deputy Secretary Joann Wilkie (pictured) following a training day in line with 'Wear It Purple'. The note detailed 'some of the things we can all do to help create a safe space'

Staff received an official message from NSW Treasury's Economic Strategy Deputy Secretary Joann Wilkie (pictured) following a training day in line with 'Wear It Purple'. The note detailed 'some of the things we can all do to help create a safe space'

The note detailed 'some of the things we can all do to help create a safe space' in the workplace.  

'Things like adding a pronoun preference to your signature block,' she wrote.

'And not assuming when you're talking to a colleague that they are heterosexual/cisgendered/endosex, so use 'partner' rather than

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