PREVENTING DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT

Time and Place
Start Time:Tuesday, February 20, 2018 2:00 PM
End Time:Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:00 PM
Held By:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Location:BEC Conference Room
Regular Admission:$375.00 Early Bird / $375.00 Late Bird (Members)
 $475.00 Early Bird / $475.00 Late Bird (Non-members)
 

Description

PREVENTING DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT

Employment Discrimination laws seek to prevent discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age by employers. A growing body of law also seeks to prevent employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. In Barbados where our discrimination legislation is only at draft stage, it is essential that employers are aware of the implications surrounding the topic discrimination.

Not only can workplace discrimination affect employee productivity, it can divert resources from the organization's real business. This course will assist participants in recognizing behavior that could be construed as discriminatory and inform on how organizations can streamline and regulate their policies and procedures to support the effort. During this workshop, specific emphasis will be placed on steps to prevent discrimination and retaliation as well as, policy against discrimination. Interactive presentations, case studies and topic specific resources will be utilized to ensure that participants meet the learning objectives.

Participants Will Learn

• Definition of discrimination

• Types of discriminatory behaviors

• Early responses to prevent possible discriminatory behaviors

• Benefits and challenges of having a diverse workplace

• How claims of discrimination should be investigated

• How to establish a grievance procedure

Who Should Attend

• Senior Managers

• Human Resource Personnel

• Occupational Safety and Health professionals

• Administrative Officers

• Business Executives

• Line Managers & Supervisors

• Professionals • Heads of Departments

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Additional Notes:
*Please note that any cancellations must me made 48hours before the workshop takes place.*

Participants are to walk with their Training Materials as they will be sent via email.

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