5.2 RESPONSIBILITIES OF EXECUTIVES, MANAGERS AND PRINCIPALS Executives, managers and principals are responsible for: promoting and modelling appropriate behaviour the Department’s values understanding what constitutes discrimination and knowing how to prevent or respond to any alleged discrimination monitoring the working environment to ensure as far as practicable that acceptable standards of conduct are maintained at all times and that discrimination and/or harassment are not tolerated promoting awareness of the avenues for advice and the complaints procedures with respect to discrimination and/or harassment as set out in this Policy treating complaints and behaviour which may constitute discrimination and/or harassment seriously and taking immediate action treating complaints of discrimination and/or harassment with appropriate confidentiality
ensuring that a person is not victimised for making, or being involved in, a complaint of discrimination and/or harassment providing contact details for Workplace Contact Officers to complainants or respondents where appropriate referring to this Policy in their employee codes of conduct and practice. 5.3 RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL EMPLOYEES Employees are responsible for: complying with this Policy reporting any incident of discrimination and/or harassment that they have experienced or witnessed participating in any training provided by the Department, including completing the Equal Opportunity eLearning module modelling appropriate behaviour, including the employment principles , the Public Sector standards and the Department’s Values on A-Z HRWeb . treating any allegations or complaints of discrimination and/or harassment with appropriate confidentiality 6. Training The Equal Opportunity , Workplace Bullying , Understanding DET Values and Human Rights online modules aim to increase awareness and understanding of the obligations, rights and responsibilities of all employees of the Department under the relevant Commonwealth and Victorian legislation and in accordance with the Department’s values. All Department employees are required to complete these modules which address Department policies on workplace conduct and educate employees about their rights and responsibilities under equal opportunity, anti-discrimination and workplace bullying laws and the Human Rights Charter. These modules support the Department’s commitment to providing safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces. The training courses
may be accessed by employees at any time and at any stage of their employment. 6.1 MONITORING EMPLOYEE PROGRESS Executives, principals and managers can monitor their employee completion rates of the online modules through their Manager Self-Service on eduPay.
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