BSBDIV501 Manage workplace diversity
Identifying diversity issues and managing these effectively in the workplace through contemporary initiatives and sound procedures
This assessment consists of a series of tasks which include
You are required to address all tasks set out below. The website link provided is current as of 27 September 2014 including the information relating to current initiatives.
Whilst EEO legislation covers the general aspects related to Equal Opportunity Employment, the intention of this project is to identify contemporary aspects which would be beneficial for a diverse team in the workplace. You are encouraged to evaluate current programs and identify which aspects can be implemented in a sustainable manner in industry.
The link and information provided on the websites are sources of information and all responses you provide here must be clearly referenced. Policies and procedures must be your own work.
Your trainer will provide you with feedback within agreed timelines as outlined to you.
1. Go to the website https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/legal/legislation and identify the purpose of the following Acts – what is covered, who does this apply to and what is the relevance in a workplace?
2. Current projects that have been implemented as part of the national strategies for each of the following acts can be found on the relevant areas of humanrights.gov.au. Review these current projects and analyse the key factors and campaigns which would be beneficial and could be adapted for managing a diverse workplace. Which potential benefits for a workplace can you find in each of these projects?
3. Choose 1 of the following options:
4. Develop a bullying/harassment policy that can be used in your workplace. The policy needs to include:
(You may access and reference you state WHS legislation or Fairwork for specific requirements in your state and the following link provides a checklist: Bullying Policy Checklist for employers page - Comcare)