With many of us, some for the first time, in the midst of working remotely, it's important that employers are vigilant in ensuring their employees behave appropriately at all times regardless of the method of interaction or communication.
With many of us, some for the first time, in the midst of working remotely, it's important that employers are vigilant in ensuring their employees behave appropriately at all times regardless of the method of interaction or communication. Employers also need to remind their employees that even though they are working from their own homes, bullying and harassment remain forms of unacceptable workplace conduct and will be managed as if that conduct occurred in their usual workplace.
In this webinar, our Managing Director and Principal, Athena Koelmeyer will discuss:
Actual case examples of bullying and harassment, particularly those involving behaviour over email, sms, phone and social media.
The importance of applying your code of conduct, policies and standards when it comes to remote working.
Appropriate methods of monitoring the behaviour of employees working remotely.
The role of HR, Managers and employees in maintaining appropriate workplace behaviour.
The webinar will begin at 11.00 am (AEST) on Wednesday, 29 April 2020.
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This webinar is FREE of charge only to our valued clients and subscribers.
Australia has long had in place state and federal anti-discrimination legislation which recognises sexual harassment as a form of sex discrimination and makes sexual harassment in the workplace unlawful.
Under the general protections provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), it is unlawful for a person to take adverse action against another person for a proscribed reason. One of the features of the general protections provisions under the FW Act is the presumption that adverse action was taken for a proscribed reason unless it is proven that the adverse action was not taken for that reason.
Please join our Managing Director and Principal, Athena Koelmeyer, for the next webinar in our 2021 Education Series. In this webinar Athena will safely navigate you through the minefield that is ‘casual employment’
2020 continues to deliver unprecedented challenges to employers as they manage the economic and workplace culture impact of COVID-19. Difficult, but necessary, decisions taken in relation to workforce numbers together with increased poor employee behaviour has seen a dramatic rise in the number of unfair dismissal and adverse action claims.