Anti-Bullying, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Managers NZ - (Advanced) Bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination
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Anti-Bullying, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Managers NZ - (Advanced) Bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination

Module 1 of the course "Anti-Bullying, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Managers NZ".

GRC Solutions
Updated Jul 22, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Define workplace bullying and identify its consequences
  • Highlight ways to deal with bullying and discrimination at work
  • Describe anti-bullying discrimination laws and differences between direct and indirect discrimination
  • Explain anti-discrimination and harassment laws in New Zealand
  • Identify sexual and racial harassment and your duties under the law
Course Description

Creating a pleasant working environment for all

What is bullying and what should you do if you see it occur in the workplace? Where does flirting stop and harassment begin? Every member of your organisation needs to be aware of these types of issues because the consequences of unacceptable behaviour, left unmanaged, can be severe.

Bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment can cause major harm to the wellbeing of individuals. They can also incur heavy costs for organisations, including reputational damage, compensation orders and the costs of replacing staff who can no longer work in hostile environments.

This course explores the issues within the framework of discrimination laws and best practices in the workplace as well as strategies and avenues of support available to those who experience bullying, discrimination or harassment within the workplace.

Specific modules address the key concepts from the perspective of supervisors, team leaders and managers, and outline the appropriate steps for dealing with complaints. Finally, the course examines how all employees should use workplace resources ethically.

Who should do this training?

This course helps employees to understand what bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment look like in the workplace, and to recognise the fine line between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour. Management also receives invaluable training in dealing with potential problems.