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Workplace equality: The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 – what you need to know

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Overview

This program helps participants identify unlawful behaviour in the workplace, including discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation. It discusses why appropriate workplace conduct is important. It builds confidence in taking action to respond and complain about unlawful behaviour at work.

Details

Audience
Employers and employees

Dates
Tuesday 9 May 2023
Thursday 2 November 2023

Time
10am–1pm

Length
Three hours

Cost
$396 (inc. GST) per person

Key learning objectives

Participants will:

  • discuss the importance of creating a positive and healthy workplace culture
  • identify unlawful behaviour in the workplace under the Equal Opportunity Act
  • explore the boundaries of what is considered a workplace
  • pinpoint responsibility for unlawful conduct
  • navigate options for resolving workplace issues and complaints
  • consider actions that a bystander can take to foster a healthy workplace culture.

Format

Delivery mode
Live online via Zoom

These interactive and experiential workshops focus on problem solving and reflective practice, to create an understanding of workplace behaviour standards and expectations, and to build staff capability and confidence to take an active role in building and maintaining a safe and respectful workplace. Our facilitators use a range of proven adult learning methods (recent case studies, relevant scenarios, small group discussions and activities) that relate to the workplace context.

Participants will also be introduced to a range of Commission frameworks and resources to support ongoing actions to comply with the law and create respectful workplace culture.

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We are the experts in Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (2006)the Equal Opportunity Act (2010) and the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act (2021).

Our courses can help you and your organisation develop, adopt and drive leading practice on equal opportunity and human rights, and prevent discrimination.

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Address
Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries
enquiries@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Reception
1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

Interpreters
1300 152 494

NRS Voice Relay
1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

Media enquiries
0447 526 642

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission acknowledge we work on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We also work remotely and serve communities on the lands of other Traditional Custodians.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.