Discrimination PolicyThis Discrimination Policy can be used 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 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 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 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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