Harassment on the Grounds of Sexual OrientationPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 17 May 2011
I am a HR Manager and have become aware that staff are picking on a male colleague for being effeminate. This was witnessed by the employees’ line manager, who has spoken informally to the perpetrators, however, there has been no improvement. How do I handle it?"
Sharon McArdle, Tughans Solicitors, Belfast, writes:
Depending on what is actually taking place, the conduct of the staff in question could be viewed as harassment on the grounds of sexual orientation. Readers will be aware that harassment on the grounds of sexual orientation in employment is prohibited by the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006. The Regulations prohibit less favourable treatment
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