What changes are recommended by the recent GB consultation on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 9 November 2021
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Sexual Harassment; Equality and Discrimination; Polices and Procedures

Lets look at the recent GB consultation on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. It was kind of born out of the #MeToo global movement. There were scandals worldwide, and it kind of started with Harvey Weinstein in Hollywood and got huge from there really. There were the Presidents Club dinners in London.

And rencently we have had our own Northern Irish case. The McNicholl versus Bank of Ireland Equality Commission case was published. It had been anonymous, but last week it was published. So it's a really, really topical issue.

So Seamus, what does the GB consultation say, and what changes are proposed?

Seamus: Well, the government provided its response to the consultation on

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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