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Improves employee performance: Employees are morelikely to feel comfortable and happy in an environment whereinclusivity is a priority. Equality in the workplace is important forencouraging workers from all backgrounds to feel confident in
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policyAaron Murillo SPI101569their ability and achieve their best. The higher the teammorale, the more productive employees are.A diverse in the organization can raise an organisation'sawareness regarding market opportunities. If you employ workers from different cultural backgrounds, theycan keep an organisation current on these developmentsDirectly aligns with and help achieve key business strategiesand plans.Measures progress in ways which are important to thebusiness.Has the full active support and engagement of the CEO andsenior executive team.Takes account of organisational culture and readiness andcapacity for change.3. • Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986An Act to establish the Australian Human Rights Commission, to makeprovision in relation to human rights and in relation to equal opportunityin employment, and for related purposes• Disability Discrimination Act 1992Eliminate discrimination against people with disabilitiesPromote community acceptance of the principle that people withdisabilities have the same fundamental rights as all members of thecommunityEnsure as far as practicable that people with disabilities have the samerights to equality before the law as other people in the community.• Age Discrimination Act 2004Helps to ensure that people are not treated less favourably on the groundof age in various areas of public life including:oemploymentoprovision of goods and servicesoeducation
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policyAaron Murillo SPI101569oadministration of Commonwealth laws and programsThe Act also provides for positive discrimination – that is, actions whichassist people of a particular age who experience a disadvantagebecause of their age. It also provides for exemptions in the followingareas:osuperannuationomigration, taxation and social security lawsostate laws and other Commonwealth lawsosome health programmes.• Racial Discrimination Act 1975 gives effect to Australia's obligations under the International Conventionon the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. Its majorobjectives are toopromote equality before the law for all persons, regardless of theirrace, colour or national or ethnic origin, andomake discrimination against people on the basis of their race,colour, descent or national or ethnic origin unlawful.• Sex Discrimination Act 1984gives effect to Australia's obligations under the Convention on theElimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and certainaspects of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 156.