An employee who believes a Workplace Bullying claim is not being dealt with appropriately by their employer can go directly to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for assistance. Alternatively, the employee can choose to go directly to the FWC without lodging a prior claim with the employer nor consulting the organisation.
Do you have a Workplace Bullying Policy? Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) legislation in Australia requires employers to systematically address the risks of Workplace Bullying in their organisation, and to apply a risk management process to identify and control incidents of Workplace Bullying.
This Workplace Bullying Policy and Procedure can be instantly applied to your organisation to ensure that all staff, contractors, consultants, service providers, clients, customers, members, constituents, stakeholders and visitors, when engaged in your organisation’s activities, are aware of what constitutes Bullying, and agree to behave in a manner consistent with your organisation’s values.
- Intent of Workplace Bullying Policy
- Objectives of the Policy
- Scope of Bullying Policy
- Expected behaviour
- What is Workplace Bullying?
- Who may be involved?
- Type of Bullying Behaviours
- Responsibility for implementation of the Policy
- Consequences of failure to act
- Dealing with breaches of this Policy
The Workplace Bullying Policy and Procedure is provided as a WORD template document, which can be edited and customised to your organisation’s requirements. It can be implemented immediately to ensure that all persons within your organisation are aware of their rights and responsibilities in regards to Bullying.
Can you afford not to have a Workplace Bullying Policy and Procedure in place?