Workplace Bullying & Harassment, Discrimination & EEO

This seminar is ideal for Managers, Team Leaders, Contact Officers and HR Managers as well as those who influence the culture of an organisation and is presented by an employment law specialist.

Participants will gain an understanding of the current Anti-Bullying regime of the Fair Work Commission that commenced January 2014, as a result of changes to the Fair Work Act 2009, and what this means for your business as well as an overview of federal and state anti-discrimination legislation.

Managers and Supervisors are increasingly being required to confidently handle interpersonal issues in the course of their daily work. Getting performance management right is essential. Develop an insight into how the right style of leadership can prevent bullying, harassment and discrimination.


 Information covered

  • Definitions and examples of unlawful bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • Relevant legislation surrounding EEO, bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • The Fair Work Act and role of the Fair Work Commission
  • Reasonable Adjustment
  • Adverse Action and examples
  • Responsibilities of employers
  • Risk management
  • Reasonable management action
  • Appropriate performance management
  • Case studies
  • Appropriate policies, procedures and record keeping to prevent and deal with allegations of bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • Effective communication skills
  • Handling formal complaints appropriately and effectively including investigation and resolution
  • The psychological, cultural and financial impacts of un-managed bullying and harassment in the workplace

Delivery

Face to face.


Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attendance.


Enquiries

To enquire about having this seminar run for your workplace please call our training department on 42107222. Information can be tailored to specifically suit managers and/or employees.