Bullying and Harassment – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 17 January 2018
Employment Team at Tughans
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“I am an HR Manager and recently received a written complaint from an employee who told me that his colleague was calling him a “tinker” and a “gypo”.  When he challenged his colleague and asked him to stop, he was told it was just a bit of “banter”.  I do not know what the legal ramifications of this could be and am unsure what to do with this complaint, how do I handle it?"

You would be well advised to take this complaint very seriously, as it is possible that this employee may decide to bring a claim of harassment and/or discrimination on the grounds of race.  Under the provisions of the Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, as amended, harassment on racial

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This article is correct at 17/01/2018

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