Managing Harassment in the Workplace

Jointly organised with the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)

04 Feb 2020 Workshop Workplace harassment

  • Date:

    20 Feb 2020

  • Time:

    9:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Location:

    60 Paya Lebar Road #13-45
    Paya Lebar Square (Lobby 2),
    Singapore 409051
  • Cost:

    $214 per participants (inclusive of GST)
  • Audience:

    Executives, supervisors, managers, HR and non HR personnel

About the workshop

Jointly organised with the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF), this one-day workshop provides participants with the right tools to recognise harassment when it occurs and learn to resolve the different types of harassment at the workplace. Through this workshop, participants will be able to adopt helpful measures to minimise workplace harassment.

Course Outline

  • Introduction: Protection from Harassment Act 2014 (POHA) and Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment 2015
  • The role of 2 Ministries – POHA under Ministry of Law & Tripartite Advisory under Ministry of Manpower. The different avenues of appeal.
  • Harassment to activate resignation – cases referred to TADM/ECT
  • Management of Workplace Harassment by Employers – Objective of a Harassment Prevention Policy
  • Employer’s Duty of Care vis-à-vis Vicarious Liability under Common Law
  • Understanding the term “harassment” under POHA – Frequency, Intent and Duration. 
  • What is “offending communication” by Law and impact on victims – annoyance, alarm and anxiety
  • Breakout Sessions: identifying and resolve the different types of harassment – race, religion, language, culture, age, status and gender
  • Breakout Sessions: identify “Pushy Boss or Bully Boss”
  • Direct or indirect (covert) Bullying                                      
  • Coping with workplace harassment – as a victim. 
  • Managing workplace harassment as a Grievance Handler
  • Sexual harassment – should it be treated differently
  • Helpful measures that Employers can adopt to minimise workplace harassment
  • Understanding and managing the perpetrators – acknowledging the limits.
  • Role Play and bringing Closure

About the Trainer

Linda Ang

Senior IR Consultant

Singapore National Employers Federation

Linda Ang is a Senior IR Consultant in SNEF. She provides human resource management/ industrial relations advice and services to clients. She has also been conducting courses on HR/IR topics in centre, as well as crafting and presenting customised training programmes based on employers’ requests and requirements.