Harassment and Bullying PolicyThis Harassment and Bullying Policy can be used to promote a safer and more respectful working environment. This Policy defines behaviour that constitutes harassment or bullying and provides a process for employees to flag any related complaints or grievances.
This Harassment and Bullying Policy helps your workers understand what bullying or harassment may look like to help them understand their role in promoting a respectful working environment. This Policy also communicates the process for raising any complaints or issues related to any instances of harassment or bullying at the workplace, along with the consequences for any such behaviour.
Use this Policy if:
You need to communicate a clear grievance or complaints process to your workers to help them raise any harassment or bullying issues;
You want to protect your Company from any potential disputes, claims or reputational damage that could arise from harassment or bullying within the workplace;
You need to ensure that your workers are aware of the consequences if they bully or harass another worker;
You want to provide clarity on what constitutes bullying or harassment in the workplace; and
You want to promote a safer and more respectful working environment.
What does this Policy cover?
The Company’s commitment to providing a workplace free of harassment and bullying, in line with legal requirements;
An outline of what behaviour constitutes harassment, sexual harassment or bullying;
The consequences for any acts of harassment or bullying towards another worker; and
A clear grievance or complaints process for workers to follow if they need to raise any instances of harassment or bullying at the workplace.