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OCoC: Bullying, Racism and Sexual Harassment

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Employment Law series association with Copland Ashcroft Law


As an employer, you must promote and provide a safe, healthy, respectful and fair work environment. Unfortunately, bullying, racism and sexual harassment claims are on the rise in many workplaces. It is a health and safety risk which needs to be appropriately addressed. Allegations of this type can be damaging to all parties involved as well as the reputation of your business.

This seminar has been developed to increase your awareness and inform you of your obligations as an employer in dealing with bullying, racism and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Content includes:

  • Definitions and examples

  • Case examples

  • How to respond to an allegation

  • Requirement for investigations

  • Implementing policies

Presenters:  Carla Pallant-Drake and Hoyoun Lee, Copeland Ashcroft Law

Copeland Ashcroft Law provides specialist advice, representation and support on employment and health and safety law, throughout New Zealand. Carla Pallant-Drake is an Associate in the Dunedin Office and prior to joining Copeland Ashcroft Law, she worked in Auckland where she was involved in many high-profile employment law cases.  As an experienced lawyer in this field, Carla is committed to helping her clients and assisting all types of businesses and organisations. Hoy Lee is a Solicitor in the Dunedin Office and has recently completed her studies in Law and Psychology at the University of Otago.  Having been admitted to the bar, Hoy is excited to start her career in Dunedin, especially since this is where she grew up.


Payments can be made on registration by cash or cheque payable to The Otago Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 5713, Dunedin 9058 | online to Westpac #03 0905 0970271 00 | Visa and MasterCard payments are accepted on our secure website payment page when you register above.

For a full refund to be given, cancellation must be received no less than 48 hours prior to the workshop date.

For details and other training options, call the training team on 03 479 0181 or email