A bullying, harassment and discrimination policy will assist you to meet your legal obligations under the state and federal workplace health and safety legislation and anti-discrimination legislation. The policy can be relied on to report, investigate and take managerial action in response to any issues. Promoting the policy may assist to create a positive workplace culture.
This policy is succinct and based on general legal requirements. You may need to seek legal advice to tailor the policy to your specific industry or business. This policy is also based on current legal standards and definitions, which may change over time.
This policy should be effectively communicated to all employees and relevant contractors, workers, visitors or volunteers to your workplace.
The existence of and compliance with a bullying, harassment and discrimination policy can assist you to defend any legal proceedings by an employee.
Employee injury and loss may be covered by your workers compensation insurance.