SUMMER PACKAGE - Sexual Harassment, Holidays With Pay & Discrimination in Employment #BECCOMPLIANCE

Time and Place
Start Time:Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:00 PM
End Time:Tuesday, June 12, 2018 4:00 PM
Held By:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Location:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Regular Admission:$700.00 Early Bird / $700.00 Late Bird (Members)
 $700.00 Early Bird / $700.00 Late Bird (Non-members)
 

Description

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

                                                 (June 12th )

The importance of understanding sexual harassment in governing the employment relationship is widely recognised. The International Labour Organization perceives sexual harassment as a social and economic problem that is likely to affect the workers and employers equally. Therefore it is imperative that employers are aware and become more proactive in their daily practices. This workshop will seek to inform employers of the necessary elements surrounding sexual harassment within the workplace. Interactive presentations, case studies and topic specific resources will be utilised to ensure that participants meet the learning objectives.

 

Participants Will Be Able To:

• Identify the key areas covered by the Act

• Define sexual harassment and behaviours associated with the practice

• State why it is important to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

• Understand how to create a sexual harassment policy or procedures for responding and reporting incidences of sexual harassment.

• Understand your responsibilities under the policy and procedures.

• Create a culture that prevents sexual harassment

 

Training Methods

• Group Exercises

• Interactive Discussions

• Power Point Presentations

 

Who Should Attend

• Senior Managers

• Human Resource Personnel

• Administrative Officers

• Business Executives

• Line Managers & Supervisors

• Professionals

• Heads of Departments

 

HOLIDAYS WITH PAY ACT 2017-3

(June 13th)

This workshop is designed to prepare managers or business owners for the updates and new provisions that the act encompasses. Lifelong premises such as “change being the only constant”, paired with the economic outlook at present warrants careful introspection into the effective management of companies. As such, understanding the various aspects of the act shall prove beneficial to the maintenance and development of any company. During this workshop, specific emphasis will be placed on the new changes to the Act and considerations and implications of new provisions on other labour legislation. By attending, participants will gain the requisite knowledge to achieving compliance.

 

Participants Will Learn

• The application of changes and updates

• The definitions outlined in the Act

• The major features and provisions of the Act

 

Training Methods

• PowerPoint Presentation

• Interactive Discussion/Exercises

 

Who Should Attend

• Business Owners

• Heads of Departments

• Human Resource personnel

• Line Managers & Supervisors

 

 DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT

(June 20th)

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 organisation's real business. This course will assist participants in recognising behaviour that could be construed as discriminatory and inform on how organisations 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 behaviours

• Early responses to prevent possible discriminatory behaviours

• 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:
Registration Policy:

1. Should the BEC cancel the session, a full refund will be granted to all registrants.

2. All cancellations must be made in writing to the BEC within two business days prior to the training in order to receive a full refund.

3. Cancellations made within one business day prior to the session (the day before), 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.