Employee Health and Wellbeing Workplace sexual harassment laws updated
BIG NEWS! On August 30, 2023, the government updated workplace sexual harassment laws:
- Employers now need to take “reasonable steps” to prevent sexual harassment, not “all reasonable steps” as before. Look out for a workplace harassment code of practice to guide employers.
- Employers should review policies, training, and reporting mechanisms.
- Liability for third-party harassment is now dropped.
Find out more here – and stay tuned for further updates!