Harassment And Sexual Harassment Solicitors Dublin

Harassment And Sexual Harassment Advice

Employers have an obligation to prevent harassment in the workplace. It can come from a co-worker, boss, or someone in a superior position, client, customer, or any other business contact. It can take place at work, during a training course, on a work trip, at a work social event, or any other event associated with an employee’s job.

The Employment Equality Act 1998

The Employment Equality Act 1998 (as amended) defines harassment as unwanted conduct which is related to any of the 9 discriminatory grounds (age, gender, race religious belief, disability, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, and membership of the travelling community. Sexual harassment is any form of unwanted verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. In both cases, it is defined as conduct that has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s dignity and creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating, or offensive environment for the person and it is prohibited under the Acts.

It is defined in the Acts as any form of unwanted conduct related to any of the discriminatory grounds which has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s dignity and creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating, or offensive environment for the person.

Sexual harassment is any form of unwanted verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. It is conduct that has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s dignity and creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for the person and it is prohibited under the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015.

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