All employers have the responsibility to educate their employees about their legal rights and responsibilities in relation to harassment, discrimination and bullying in the workplace. By employees attending this course, Employers can minimise their liability by demonstrating they are taking reasonable steps to prevent their employees from doing anything contrary to the Equal Opportunity Act.
In a unique, fun, interactive approach that has even the toughest audience engaged your staff will learn what is discrimination, sexual harassment and bullying and examples of non-acceptable behaviours across a broad range of workplace contexts. The result is that they leave better informed of what they can’t do and what the consequences are if they cross the line.
Who is this course for?
This course is specifically designed to educate ALL employees about their rights and responsibilities under the Equal Opportunity Act and related legislation. If you are new to your organisation or you have never received information about EEO requirements then this course is for you.
This half day workshop is run in-house to educate and inform employees about the laws in relation to harassment, discrimination and bullying. People are provided with relevant case examples of when other crossed the line and ended up in court. They also are informed of what to do if they are a victim and what their organisations policies are.
What you will learn
- Knowledge about what discrimination, harassment and bullying are and therefore what is unacceptable behaviour
- An understanding of your personal risk in relation to these issues
- An understanding of what to do if you are a victim of these types of behaviours
- An understanding of what to do if someone has made a complaint about you
- An understanding of how complaints are managed in your workplace
- Knowledge of where to go for information, advice and support
You will also get
- A resource book
- The ability to know what is unlawful workplace behaviour and what you can do about it in your workplace
- Better informed staff who cannot plead ignorance in relation to future unlawful behaviour
What people say about this course
Excellent, I would recommend this to others.
I found it was very informative and entertaining. The activities helped you stay aware and take in the information.
The reasonable person aspect is really good as usually we go by our own interpretation.
Never done anything like this before – really enjoyed the course – got a lot out of it – Sue was knowledgeable and encouraging and a great presenter.
Today’s program had a lot of useful information, good examples of discrimination, some of these examples I did not know, now I know how far to stand back from the line.
Very enjoyable, would recommend it to all staff. New employees should have the course as part of an induction.
Well presented and lecturer knew what he was talking about.
Franca knows her subject very well, and the pertaining points of law. She communicates well and imparts her knowledge efficiently, and lightly. Well done.
Franca is a good presenter, knows her subject. A good overview on the issues.
Very interesting – opened my eyes and made me think more about others’ feelings.
Makes you take a more considered approach to subject we tend to take for granted.
I thought it was excellent. Franca was engaging and very knowledgeable.
It was very informative and quite entertaining. Definitely not boring.
Very professional and presented well, very knowledgeable on legislation and combines this practically to real life scenarios.
Franca was informative, fresh and excitable which made the course useful amp enjoyable at the same time.
A concise and very prudent program helped in its delivery by the humour content and by the listening skills of the presenters.