How can employers protect staff from abuse?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 13 January 2022
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Abuse of Staff; Duty of Care; Coronavirus

And let's have a look at our next topic. Now this, Seamus, is something that you flagged as you're getting a lot of queries about so I think it's an interesting one to talk about. So the COVID rules and abuse of staff, how to ensure a safe working environment while still complying with the everchanging rules. So we mentioned it's going to be a lot of hospitality staff, retail staff, and medical staff that are going to be in this boat as well as you said HR managers, so I suppose there's a lot of questions around should these staff be the ones policing those rules? You know, a lot of them are younger people kind of student age working maybe in Tesco or whatever. They're the ones having to

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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