Compliance essentials equal opportunity in employment

Description

There are great benefits to promoting diversity in the workplace and ensuring that everybody is treated fairly.

This course outlines the behaviours that constitute unlawful discrimination and harassment in the workplace and, most importantly, what you should do if you or a colleague are exposed to any discriminatory behaviour. The course is designed to help you and others in your workplace demonstrate and encourage behaviours and workplace practices that support a culture that is fair, equitable and free from discrimination.

Topics covered

This course covers the following topics:

  • Human rights laws
  • Personal characteristics that are protected from discrimination
  • How to respond to unacceptable behaviour.

Learning objectives

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the types of behaviour that could be considered discriminatory or amount to harassment
  • Identify where you have the right to make a workplace discrimination complaint
  • List the steps you should follow if you feel you are being discriminated against
  • List the steps an employer should follow if presented with a complaint of harassment or discrimination
  • List the steps you should follow if a discrimination or harassment claim is brought against you.

Business outcomes

By implementing this course your organisation can:

  • Educate workers on their rights and responsibilities in relation to equal opportunity in the workplace
  • Minimise the risks associated with unlawful discrimination and harassment in the workplace
  • Reduce the risk of reputational damage arising from claims of discrimination and harassment.

Target audience

The content contained in this course is suitable for all workers in your organisation.

Duration

Approximately 90 minutes

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