Did you know that in 2012 one-third of women and nine per cent of men surveyed by the Australian Human Rights Commission reported experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace? It also found that sexual harassment can occur in any workplace – could you identify it at yours?
Written in partnership with leading law firm Lander & Rogers, Compliance Essentials – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace outlines the behaviours that can constitute sexual harassment and how they affect other people. It also offers guidance to workers on their legal obligations and what to do they’re exposed to any form of workplace sexual harassment.
The content is presented in a traditional elearning format and features written scenarios to contextualise behaviour constituting sexual harassment and its effects on people and organisations.
The course is responsive – providing an optimum user experience on a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer.
This course covers:
- what constitutes or doesn’t constitute sexual harassment in the workplace
- legislation and regulatory bodies concerned with sexual harassment
- the effects and consequences of sexual harassment on individuals and organisations
- getting help and lodging complaints.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- define sexual harassment
- identify behaviours that may constitute sexual harassment
- distinguish that the focus of the law in relation to sexual harassment is how the conduct is perceived, not how it is intended
- define the legal definition of a ‘workplace’
- demonstrate behaviours that reduce the likelihood of sexual harassment occurring in connection with the workplace
- describe the consequences of sexual harassment
- list the benefits of eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace.
By implementing this course your organisation can:
- minimise the likelihood of sexual harassment in connection with the workplace
- reduce the risk of being found vicariously liable for workplace sexual harassment claims
- deliver comprehensive and cost-effective sexual harassment training to a wide range of workers
- foster a fair and equitable workplace culture that doesn’t tolerate sexual harassment.
The content contained in this course is suitable for:
- public- and private-sector workers
- workers at all levels of an organisation
This course should take about 20 minutes to complete.