Being a HR manager, there will often be times you have to deal with employees not getting along. It is important to have a Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination Policy in place, so when these issues arise, they can be dealt with swiftly, and without come back.
You may be dealing with employees complaining about being bullied, requests to be moved to different office locations, claims of unfair workloads and staff taking long breaks. Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination can also include conduct that is physical, verbal, written or delivered by way of electronic devices or social media platforms.
These situations can get out of hand very quickly if not dealt with swiftly.
The BAL Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination Policy covers topics relevant to the following Federal laws:
- Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth)
- Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth).
- Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)
- Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
- Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)
Other Federal and state/territory laws may also apply to your workplace.
The Policy also covers:
- Staff Responsibilities;
- Employer Responsibilities;
- Reporting Procedures;
- Legislative Obligations;
- Complaints Procedures; and
- Disciplinary Sanctions.
Protect yourself, your staff, and your company by putting in place a Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination Policy.
The BAL Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination Policy is also available as part of the Complete Policy Suite.
Once you order and pay for your policy, the team at BAL Lawyers will call or email to get some more information from you in regards to your business. They will then populate the policy and send through to you. If you have any questions, please contact us.