Governance Institute: Sexual Harassment and Bullying – a Huge Challenge for the Modern Workplace

Date:  Thursday, 17 May 2018
Time:  4:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue: Kott Gunning Lawyers, Level 8, AMP Building 140 St Georges Terrace
Format: light refreshments will be served

Kott Gunning Special Counsel Mike Baldwin will lead a Governance Institute Listed Public Companies Discussion Group on the impact of the ‘Weinstein revolution’ on Australian workplaces and  importantly the effect on the employment relationship.

In this context – are workplace relationships a problem and how do we change the culture?

The discussion will touch on –

Employers’ exposure to:

  • claims for non-economic loss
  • past and future economic loss
  • compensation
  • negligence

How to go about implementing cultural change:

  • the importance of a robust set of policies and Code of Conduct
  • management buy in
  • clear definitions of illicit behaviours
  • strong focus on education
  • clear understanding of consequences

Who should attend?

Company secretaries, governance, risk and compliance professionals working in or with public companies. This discussion group aims to connect attendees with colleagues working in their field of interest or responsibility.

For more information and to register please go to the event page on the Governance Institute’s website.

Kott Gunning clients may attend free of charge by RSVP’ing to events@kottgunn.com.au by 10 May.