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Circular 2018-06 | Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Victorian Public Sector Commission has published a Model Policy and Guide for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.  The guide assists organisations in implementing the model policy.  It includes practical examples to assist Human Resource practitioners and Managers in identifying, calling out, reporting and responding to inappropriate behaviour.

This circular details the requirements and scope of the Model Policy.

Circular 2018-05 | VPS executive pre-employment screening policy

VPSC with the agreement of the Victorian Secretaries Board, issues the VPS Executive Pre-employment Screening Policy and associated guidance materials.

The Policy addresses integrity risks associated with inadequate pre-screening of people seeking executive employment in the VPS and sets a minimum standard of pre-employment screening for VPS executives.

This circular details the requirements and scope of the Policy.

Circular 2018-04 | Executive Vehicle Cost to Package Calculator

VPSC reissued the Executive Vehicle Cost to Package Calculator in October 2018.

This Circular explains the updates to the Calculator and mandates its use by all Victorian Public Service employers.

Circular 2018-03 | Sexual harassment model policy and practice guide - Superseded

The Victorian Public Sector Commission has published a Sexual Harassment Model Policy. A Sexual Harassment Practice Guide to support its implementation will be released shortly.

This circular was superseded by Circular 2018-06 | Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace issued 23 November 2018.

Circular 2018-02 | Consensual personal relationships in the workplace [Conflict of Interest]

This circular explains the August 2018 updates to the model conflict of interest policy to include processes for the management of consensual personal relationships in the workplace.

Circular 2018-01 | Gifts, benefits and hospitality

The Circular explains the updates to the policy guide including changes to accepting, recording and reporting offers of gifts, benefits and hospitality. The changes come into effect on 1 July 2018.

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