Taipan is committed to providing a work environment free from bullying. It is the responsibility of all staff to provide a working environment free from bullying. It is also the responsibility of all staff to report any signs of nature to the Managing Director. Management MUST take all alleged complaints seriously and act on them in accordance with the outlined procedure, ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times. Any employee that is privy to alleged complaints MUST ensure confidentiality at all times and that company procedures are adhered to.
One definition of workplace bullying is “the repeated less favourable treatment of a person by another or others in the workplace, which may be considered unreasonable and inappropriate workplace practice. It includes behaviour that intimidates, offends, degrades or humiliates a worker.” (Source ACTUQ/QCCI/Qld Govt Department of Workplace Health and Safety).
Workplace bullying by any member of staff is deemed to be unacceptable behaviour and will be subject to disciplinary action.