Preview: Managing workplace psychological injury risks
Most HR policies fail to deal with modern bullying, discrimination and harassment challenges - including after-hours misconduct and misuse of social networks - says workplace lawyer Brad Swebeck.
Outdated, incomplete or poorly implemented policies expose employers to costly compensation claims and reputational damage, he says.
In this presentation, Brad Swebeck and fellow Hicksons Lawyers partner Stewart Cameron outline:
The presentation, originally hosted by HR Daily in July 2010, runs for approximately 60 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A.
- How to detect, prevent and manage bullying, discrimination and harassment;
- New psychological injury risks posed by misuse of social networks/media;
- What to include in bullying and harassment policies;
- Your rights and responsibilities when managing employees' out-of-hours behaviour;
- Appropriate responses to employee complaints;
- Lessons to be learned from successful claims brought against employers;
- How to defend spurious claims;
- How to avoid claims arising from performance management; and
- HR managers' liability for psychological injury under the existing and new OHS national framework.
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