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Home Up ABSENTEEISM DISCRIMINATION DISCIPLINE SAFETY QUESTIONS

 

 

                                     

ABSENTEEISM   

bulletCauses of Absenteeism
bulletCost Associated with Absenteeism
bulletHow to Prevent Absenteeism and Steps to Take

HARASSMENT

bulletCause of Harassment
bulletHow to Prevent Harassment
bulletFormal Way
bulletInformal Way

DISCRIMINATION

bulletTypes of Discrimination
bulletThe Glass Ceiling Effect

DISCIPLINE

bulletDisciplinary Actions
bulletHow to Control Discipline
bullet Applying Discipline

SAFETY

bulletDefinition of Safety
bulletFire Prevention
bulletHow to Stay Healthy

                             

 

 

 

Formal Complaint Includes:

bulletWritten record of dates, times
bulletThe nature of the behaviour
bulletThe names of any witnesses
bulletWatch for signs that harassment is taking place.  Rumours, sudden changes in turnover or illness, decreased motivation and lower job performance may indicate that harassment is taking place.
bulletRespond to complaints promptly.

What counts as harassment?

 

  1. make sexual advances
  2. makes solicitations
  3. makes sexual requests
  4. makes demands for sexual compliance

 

Impact of harassment:

 

Harassment may negatively affect job performance and decrease job satisfaction.  It may also create physical problems such as headaches, nervousness, insomnia and anxiety attacks.

 

Examples of harassment:

 

bulletSuggestive remarks or gestures.
bulletCompromising invitations or requests.
bulletVerbal abuse.
bulletUnwelcome leering or whistling.
bulletSexual jokes which cause awkwardness or embarrassment.
bulletUnwelcome enquiries or comments about an individualís sex life.
bulletUnwelcome remarks about a personís physical attributes or appearance.
bulletTouching, patting, pinching or other unwelcome physical contact.
bulletOutright demands for sexual favours.
bulletPhysical assault or indecent exposure.
bulletDisplay of racist or offensive pictures or  materials.

Consequences of harassment:  

                                                                      

bulletReprimand.
bulletSuspension without pay.
bulletDismissal.