Modern Slavery PolicyA Modern Slavery Policy is a document outlining a company's position in regards to preventing modern slavery and its processes for identifying and dealing with instances of modern slavery.
This Modern Slavery Policy outlines a company's systems and controls to identify and avoid modern slavery business and supply chains, and it underpins the commitments set out in a modern slavery statement prepared under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth).
Having a policy which addresses modern slavery risk is likely to have a positive impact on your business reputation and demonstrates your commitment to the welfare of your workforce. As with any other policy, wide dissemination and regular training are crucial for it to be effective.
Use this Modern Slavery Policy if:
You want to lay out your company's position in regards to modern slavery;
You want employees to assist your employees to identify instances of modern slavery;
You want to lay out procedures for preventing and reporting on instances of modern slavery; and
You want to minimise the company's liability and reputational risk regarding modern slavery.
What does this Modern Slavery Policy cover?
The definition and indicators of modern slavery;
The responsibilities of the company and its employees regarding modern slavery; and
How instances of modern slavery should be reported.