Workplace Bullying and Sexual Harassment 2021 - Part 1 (On Demand)


Investigating Sexual Harassment and Bullying - The Legal Issues

New Zealand has the second highest rate of workplace bullying in the world.

Sexual harassment and workplace bullying are major problems in New Zealand.

Recent cases in the media show the impact of sexual harassment on business and personal reputation.

Bullying and sexual and racial harassment can lead to a staggering loss of productivity, high staff turnover, and health and safety prosecution.

Employers have a legal obligation to ensure the workplace is safe from harm, including mental harm. Workplaces must identify bullying and eliminate or minimise unreasonable behaviours to comply with the law.

In the first part of this webinar series, find out how to address bullying and sexual and racial harassment, including how to comply with the law.

This practical webinar will empower HR and managers to take action. Topics include:

  • Effects of bullying on individuals and organisations
  • Identifying bullying and racial and sexual harassment
  • Investigating complaints of bullying and sexual harassment
  • How to address bullying behaviours
  • Managing the legal risk of bullying, sexual and racial harassment


6 July 2021



Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify bullying and harassment behaviours
  • Understand legal and business risks, including health and safety
  • How to manage health and safety risks
  • Discover how to address bullying and harassment in the workplace
  • Find out how to conduct an investigation process
  • Discover disciplinary outcomes such as dismissals
  • Consider case law examples and practical scenarios


This webinar is suited to business owners, CEOs, Managers, Human Resource Professionals, Team Leaders, and anyone who employs staff. Bullying and harassment can affect every profession and industry, including government, education, medicine, professional services, law, accounting, construction, horticulture, farming, tourism and hospitality.


Julia Shallcrass, Director and Employment Lawyer of KiwiBoss Limited


1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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