As the music industry absorbs a major ABC study on bullying, discrimination and misconduct at one of the country’s three major labels, Support Act vows to develop a new level of health education and sexual security.
Later this month, the music industry charity is launching its Leadership in action sessions, a two-day course designed to guide those in leadership positions on solutions to create or maintain a healthy work culture, one that does not tolerate sexual assault, harassment and bullying.
Through the workshops, participants will gain a better understanding of gender-based violence and gender inequality; understand how power can be misused in the workplace; identify responses to trauma; discuss actions that prevent violence against women and more.
This is following the online support of the law Training of ethical witnesses program, which teaches the skills to call and respond to derogatory comments, harassment or violent conduct in the workplace.
The Leadership in action the training sessions could not have come at a more critical time.
Australian Music Professionals Still Treat ABC’s “Four Corners” In front of the music investigates former Sony Music chief Denis Handlin and the toxic corporate culture he led for 37 years.
Since the special that aired Monday night, many industry insiders have shared their own poignant stories and ideas online.
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Unacceptable behavior, some say, has been acceptable for too long in the music industry, and the Society’s documentary is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
Support law Leadership in action the training will take place on Monday 25 October and Tuesday 26 October, and is organized with Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia.
To learn more and to register, send an email [email protected].