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Whether you employ full time, part time, casual staff or contractors, staff on probation or volunteers, you need to know the rights they have to fair treatment at work.  All workplaces are required to be free from discrimination and harassment.

Eliminating these behaviours from your workplace is good for business.  It will help you to:

  • increase customer satisfaction
  • increase productivity
  • increase staff morale and retention
  • improve your reputation as an employer
  • reduce complaints
  • reduce your risk of legal liability.

This section tells you how discrimination can happen when hiring, managing or dismissing staff.

It explains your responsibilities as an employer, and what you can do if discrimination does happen.

The pages below contain tools to help prevent discrimination and harassment in your business.

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