Would you recognise discrimination in your workplace? Do you know the benefits of promoting diversity in the workplace?
This course has been designed to provide compliance training about organisation and worker responsibilities in relation to equal opportunity in employment, including how to avoid discrimination and promote diversity in the workplace.
Legal content is contextualised for learners via:
- real world scenarios based on case law
- character point of view insights
- interactive decision points
- emotional connections to human stories.
This course is created in partnership with award-winning Australian law firm Lander & Rogers.
This course covers the following topics.
- The meaning of equal opportunity in employment
- Protected attributes in each state and territory
- Personal and organisational impacts of unlawful discrimination
- Direct and indirect discrimination
- Lawful discrimination
- The benefits of promoting diversity in the workplace
- Analysis of a range of legal case studies related to unlawful discrimination in the workplace
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- explain why workplace decisions and actions should be based on merit, and not any protected attribute
- list what are and what are not protected attributes in relation to unlawful discrimination in the workplace
- distinguish between direct and indirect discrimination in the workplace
- describe their rights and responsibilities in relation to equal opportunity in the workplace
- identify the benefits of equal opportunity in the workplace.
Organisations implementing this course can:
- reduce the incidence of unlawful discrimination in the workplace
- reduce the risk of being found vicariously liable for a claim of unlawful discrimination made in the workplace
- protect their organisational brand and reputation from damage related to breaches of discrimination laws
- deliver comprehensive and cost-effective equal opportunity training to a wide range of individuals in the workplace
- strengthen employee engagement by implementing best practice compliance with equal opportunity laws.
The content contained in this course is suitable for:
- public- and private-sector workers
- workers, executives and board members across all industries
- workers, executives and board members at all levels of an organisation.
This course should take about 40 minutes to complete.
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