Duration: 30-45 minutes
Are your employees aware of the types of behaviour that are considered discriminatory? Do they understand that it is illegal in New Zealand to discriminate against someone because of a number of attributes including race, gender, age or nationality?
This course provides you and your employees with a general understanding of how anti-discrimination provisions of the Human Rights Act 1993 and the Employment Relations Act 2000 operate within the workplace.
Potential Risks to Your Business
Under anti-discrimination laws, a business can run the risk of:
- legal action taken either through the Employment Relations Authority, or through the Human Rights Commission;
- personal grievance claims from employees;
- financial losses;
- adverse publicity.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- understand the legal definition of discrimination;
- understand the anti-discrimination provisions of the Human Rights Act 1993;
- understand the anti-discrimination provision of the Employment Relations Act 2000.
Courses cover the following topics:
- The law
- Defining discrimination
- Other ways to discriminate
- Areas of activity
- Discrimination at work
- Provisioning of goods and services
- Direct and indirect discrimination
- Providing special services
- Equal opportunity programmes
Do you have more than 20 employees and would like to learn about our Enterprise Program?