*RISE* Workplace Harassment - Rights, Remedies & Managing It

This is a 
½ day virtual learning programme. Upon successful registration and payment, registrants will be sent a web link and access details of the workshop.


Workplace harassment is proving to be a very real problem for employees today. There are increasing reports in workplace-related incidents now than back in few years ago.

With increasing awareness of this issue, employers cannot afford to ignore or pay no attention. In this workshop, we examine what employers should know about workplace harassment in Singapore. What are the duties of employers with regard to curbing harassment in the workplace ? 

Course Outline 

1. Overview in Dealing with Workplace Harassment

  • What is harassment ?
  • What is workplace harassment ? When and how does harassment be classified as workplace harassment ?
  • Why do employers need to deal with this ?
2. Understanding the applicable laws & guidelines

  • How does the Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment apply to employers ?
  • What does the Protection of Harassment Act say ? Does it apply to the workplace ?
  • What does the Workplace Safety & Health Act say ?
  • Can the common law torts of harassment and negligence apply to employers ?

3. Dealing with Harassment

  • How to handle harassment issues ?
  • What steps to take for reporting, investigation, due inquiry, appeal ? How to create a proper process in place ?
  • Who should be responsible for managing harassment complaints ?
  • How to manage the complainee ? What disciplinary actions should be taken if a case is lodged ?
  • How to manage the complainant ? What happens / to do when no case was found ?
  • Reporting the incident or about the complainee to regulators, police authority ? When is this to be undertaken ?
  • How to handle the well-being of all parties involved ?

4. Compliance processes for harassment 

  • What must your organisation's anti-harassment policy include ?
  • How must reporting, investigation, due inquiry, appeal and/or grievance procedures be set up ?
  • What other considerations are important ?

Who Would Benefit

HR professionals, practitioners, business owners, executives and other personnel involved in HR related work.

Meet The Trainer

Kala Anandarajah, PBM
Head (Competition & Antitrust and Trade), Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Described as “super switched-on” by Who’s Who Legal 2018, and one with “very wide vision” by Chambers Asia Pacific 2017. Asian Legal Business – SEA Law Awards Nominee 2017. Commended External Counsel of the Year 2016 by the Inhouse Community. Awarded Best Lawyer in Competition & Antitrust in Singapore by Best Lawyers 2015. Cited as Top 100 Women in Antitrust in the World by the Global Competition Review 2013. Winner of Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2014 AND 2015.

Kala heads the Competition & Antitrust and Trade Practice and leads the Corporate Governance Practice. On Employment Law, described as “responsive, helpful and commercial” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Kala advises a number of multinational corporations on a regular basis in relation to their employment concerns, including employment agreements, executive  compensation benefits payable, including options of differing forms such as ESOPs and LTIPs, termination and termination benefits, non-compete, restraints, implementing and reviewing employment handbooks and manuals, employment transfer issues, whistleblowing policies and implementation and more.  Her team also coordinates employment law advice across the region for clients frequently.  Kala has been cited as a leading Employment & Labour lawyer by international peer review legal ranking journals. 

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Administrative Details

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1/22/2021 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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