Sexual Harassment Outside the Workplace: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 14 January 2019
Employment Team at Tughans
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I am a HR Manager and have been made aware that one of our employees has been sexually harassing a colleague outside of the workplace. The aggrieved employee has not lodged a grievance, and we have no formal record of any alleged misconduct by the alleged perpetrator. Whilst everything is happening outside of the workplace, I am concerned about our duties as an employer. How do I handle it?

As you know, sexual harassment is dealt with by the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976, which defines harassment as “unwanted conduct” relating to a person’s sex; “any form of unwanted verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature” which has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s

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