Employers often seek external HR providers to assist in the management their workforce. However, if the provider’s values do not align with the employer’s values, it can have disastrous consequences.
Sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace: new legislation means new obligations for employers
With the recent passage of the Respect at Work Bill, all Australian employers now have a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. This means employers are now obligated to proactively prevent harassment and discrimination – rather than merely reacting to it.
Fostering respect in the workplace is a crucial part of running a successful business. But this isn’t always as simple as it sounds! Building a respectful workplace culture can be hard work – and tackling the problem of sexual harassment at work is a key component of this.
Did you know… 1 in 3 women have been sexually harassed at work. Proposed Federal laws will be grounds for dismissal from a workplace.
The current media coverage regarding sexual harassment in Federal parliament and the workplace is bringing the issue to the forefront and with the aim of transforming not only laws but how the issue is managed in the workplace.