Changing Behaviours for the Better

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Employee Training

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.

Overview

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.

Course Description

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

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What people say about this course

Ray Fairweather

A/Manager Governance and Risk, City of Greater Geraldton

Excellent, I would recommend this to others.

Kirsty Harper

Administration, City of Greater Geraldton

I found it was very informative and entertaining. The activities helped you stay aware and take in the information.

Isobel Dalley

Records Coordinator, Town of Cottesloe

The reasonable person aspect is really good as usually we go by our own interpretation.

Candice Wong

Part-time Finance Officer, City of Greater Geraldton

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.

Dave Sully

Mechanic, DVG

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.

P Sleakes

Pre-Delivery Manager Midland Toyota, DVG

Very enjoyable, would recommend it to all staff. New employees should have the course as part of an induction.

Michael Nock

Technician Midland Toyota Service, DVG

Well presented and lecturer knew what he was talking about.

Armand LeMonnier

Area Maintenance Person, Town of Cottesloe

Franca knows her subject very well, and the pertaining points of law. She communicates well and imparts her knowledge efficiently, and lightly. Well done.

Nick Williams

Sales Consultant, DVG

Franca is a good presenter, knows her subject. A good overview on the issues.

Fiona Waulod

Visitors Centre Information Officer, City of Greater Geraldton

Very interesting – opened my eyes and made me think more about others’ feelings.

Andrew Leech

Mechanic, DVG

Makes you take a more considered approach to subject we tend to take for granted.

Kate Baldwin

Fleet Coordinator, DVG

I thought it was excellent. Franca was engaging and very knowledgeable.

Julie Lebrasse

Customer Relations Assistant, DVG

It was very informative and quite entertaining. Definitely not boring.

Daniel Rowen

DVG

Very professional and presented well, very knowledgeable on legislation and combines this practically to real life scenarios.

Kelli Russell

Sales New Cars, Hyundai, DVG

Franca was informative, fresh and excitable which made the course useful amp enjoyable at the same time.

Brett French

Leading Hand, Town of Cottesloe

A concise and very prudent program helped in its delivery by the humour content and by the listening skills of the presenters.

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