Topic: Sexual harassment

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Changes to Australia’s sexual harassment laws – what directors need to know

On 2 September 2021, the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Amendment Act) passed Parliament. This legislative reform is part of the Government's response to a numb...

Clayton Utz Report - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

As part of the AICD’s program of work on the board’s role in effectively addressing workplace sexual harassment, the AICD has commissioned a report by Clayton Utz to provide a practical ro...

AICD Governance Snapshot: The Board’s Role in Responding to Workplace Sexual Harassment – a ‘Compla...

The AICD encourages directors to work with management to develop an organisational framework that prioritises a transparent and ‘complainant centric’ approach in responding to sexual harassment in the...

What the law reveals about our ethics

The law can be seen as a reflection of our ethics, so it’s interesting to look at recent legal developments and consider how they might be shifting the ‘ethical goalposts’. Here, ethics expert and for...

How to address and prevent workplace harassment

The AICD has published A director’s guide to preventing and responding to sexual harassment at work. It covers practical actions directors should be implementing. Here is a summary with a supporting c...

See something, say something

Bystanders who witness harassment in the workplace play an important role in either calling out inappropriate behaviour or enabling it to exist in the first place.

Know what you don't know

Only joking? The misconception that banter is less serious than other forms of sexual harassment needs to be debunked to bridge the knowledge gap, says AHRI CEO Sarah McCann-Bartlett FAICD.

How can workplaces stop the scourge of sexual harassment?

Australia is finally talking about sexual harassment. For boards and management, 2021 will be a critical year to lead on this central societal and political issue that has acute repercussions for work...

AICD Governance Snapshot: The board’s role in preventing workplace sexual harassment

The AICD encourages directors and management to work together to foster safe workplaces for their employees. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to responding to workplace sexual harassment.

The board’s role in preventing workplace sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is now recognised as an important governance issue. Organisations are considering the steps they must take to manage the risk and are shifting their focus from response to prevention...
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