Football Shirts in the Workplace

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 14 October 2014
Rachel Richardson
Tughans

One of our employees is wearing a Rangers football top in the workplace. We are concerned that this may be upsetting other employees, what should we be doing about this?

Rachel Richardson, Tughans Solicitors, Belfast writes:


The legislation in Northern Ireland governing this issue is the Fair Employment and Treatment (NI) Order 1998. This legislation places obligations on an employer to take all reasonable steps to prevent harassment on the grounds of religious belief and/or political opinion. Harassment is defined as any unwanted conduct which has the purpose or effect of violating dignity

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Rachel Richardson
Tughans

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