Prevent Sexual Harassment & Psychosocial Hazards in the Workplace (Senior Leaders’ Workshop)

Employee Relations
In person
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Thursday, 31 October, 2024
1:00pm - 4:00pm
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

WALGA Employee Relations Subscribers: $300.00 (plus GST)

Non-Subscribers: ($400.00 plus GST)


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Overview

Changes to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) in December 2023 will now impose on employers, including Local Governments, a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment and sex-based harassment. The legislative changes switch the focus from employers reacting to a complaint of harassment to a focus on employers taking proactive steps to prevent discrimination and harassment from occurring in the first place. Combined with obligations on employers to take proactive steps to manage workplace health and safety risks arising from psychosocial hazards, senior leaders, managers, HR and safety professionals working in Local Governments will benefit from understanding how they can demonstrate the positive and definitive actions your Local Government has implemented to prevent inappropriate behaviour in the workplace. 

Target Audience

Senior leaders, HR Managers, CEOs of Local Governments.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, you will understand:

  • Legal obligations on employers and employees in relation to sexual harassment and sex-based harassment, including the new positive duty to be introduced in the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) in December 2023;
  • The overlap with the obligations to deal with psychosocial risks under workplace health and safety obligations; and
  • Practical ways to educate, inform and empower your employees and your leaders to reduce sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour in your workplace.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Thursday, 31 Oct 2024 In person 1:00PM - 4:00PM

WALGA Employee Relations Subscribers: $300.00 (plus GST)
Non-Subscribers: ($400.00 plus GST)

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