Tag Archive: harassment

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Binding agreement to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace

It was reported recently that McDonald’s has signed a binding agreement with the Equality andView Article

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Are employers under a duty to protect employees from harassment by third parties?

Under the Equality Act, employers can be liable for discriminatory acts (including harassment) carried outView Article

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sexual harassment

How should employers deal with allegations of sexual harassment at work?

The Fawcett Society has published a report, “Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace: recommendations forView Article

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“Gender critical” beliefs are protected under the Equality Act

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found that a “gender critical” belief is a philosophicalView Article

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Is provision of equality awareness training a defence to harassment claims?

An employer can be vicariously liable for discrimination or harassment committed by an employee inView Article

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When is a non-disclosure agreement appropriate?

The use of non-disclosure agreements, particularly in the context of allegations of sexual harassment, hasView Article

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Sexual harassment and harassment at work – new guidance published

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published guidance on sexual harassment and otherView Article

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Is an employer liable for harassment of an employee by a third party?

The Equality Act prohibits harassment of an employee by an employer where the harassment isView Article

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Is it harassment to suspend an employee who can only write by hand for a few minutes?

Harassment occurs where one person engages in unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic, suchView Article

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What is the appropriate level of injury to feelings award for a one-off act of discrimination?

An individual who succeeds in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal can claimView Article

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