Discrimination PolicyYou can use this Anti-Discrimination Policy to show your commitment to providing a workplace free of discrimination. This Policy defines what constitutes discrimination and provides a process for employees to flag any related complaints or grievances.
This Anti-Discrimination Policy ensures that employees, contractors or other workers are aware of what constitutes discriminatory or other related unlawful behaviour to help provide a more respectful and safer workplace. This Policy also clearly outlines the disciplinary action that the Company may take against anyone who commits a discriminatory act.
Use this Anti-Discrimination Policy if:
- You want to provide clarity on what constitutes discriminatory or other related unlawful behaviour;
- You need to ensure that your workers are aware of the consequences for any discriminatory behaviour;
- You want to minimise the risk of unlawful behaviour relating to discrimination occurring in the workplace;
- You need to communicate a clear grievance or complaints process to your workers to help them feel comfortable raising any instances of discriminatory behaviour; and
- You want to protect your Company from any potential disputes, claims or reputational damage that could arise from claims of discriminatory behaviour.
What does this Anti-Discrimination Policy cover?
- The Company’s commitment to providing a workplace free of discrimination;
- An outline of what constitutes definition or other related unlawful behaviour such as vilification;
- The consequences for any acts of discriminatory or related behaviour; and
- A clear grievance process for employees to follow if they would like to raise any issues of concern related to discrimination.
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