Respect in the Workplace

Learning Outcomes:

  • To distinguish between what is bullying/harassing behaviour and what is not
  • To build an awareness of the legal obligations employers have to ensure a safe and respectful workplace
  • To identify what to do if people feel they are not being respected (or being harassed)
  • To identify effective responses in addressing concerns from others about behaviour


Sources of Conflict

  • The “Costs” of Conflict in the Workplace
  • Assumptions, Impact and Intent

Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying

  • Definitions
  • What the law says
  • Who is responsible to ensure a safe workplace?

Options for resolution

  • Informal
  • Formal

Speaker: Sue Wazny