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Free Policy Workshop: Model Workplace Policy on GBV, Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Harassment
Thursday 04 August 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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This policy workshop is meant to guide employers in using the ‘Model Workplace Policy on Gender-Based Violence, Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Harassment to implement and develop a comprehensive workplace programme for addressing gender-based violence within the workplace.

 

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

At the end of the training, participants will:

  • Have a clear understanding of the scope of the model workplace policy in addressing GBV within the workplace.
  • Understand the legal obligations of employers acting in compliance with legislation referenced in policy, such as;
    • Domestic Violence Act
    • Sexual Offences Act
    • Equal Opportunity Act
    • Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Understand and develop relevant mechanisms for GBV prevention in the workplace and the management of complaints.
  • Establish a standard of behaviour and company culture among all stakeholders which takes a zero-tolerance approach to GBV within the workplace

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TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Reporting- General Guidelines
  • Various forms of reporting procedures such as informal complaints, formal complaints, bystander reporting, reporting non- workplace GBV and other considerations.
  • Guidelines against discrimination
  • Preventative measures to minimizing risk of GBV and maximising response from organisation
  • Organisational commitment to care and support towards safety planning, provisions for leave, protecting employment status, monitoring workplace performance, securing projection orders and protecting identity of employee.
  • Responsibilities of users of the workplace inclusive of employer, employee and all other users.
  • Implementation and monitoring
  • Use of resources

 

Dates: Thursday 4th August 2022 | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cost (per person): FREE

Location ONLINE Only via Zoom
For further details please contact:
PR/Research Department
Mr Nirmal Maraj | ext. 257 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
1(868) 675-5873/9388/6026