Dealing with Complaints of Bullying and Harassment in line with new Bullying Code

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 26 March 2021
Éinde O'Donnell
A&L Goodbody LLP
Issues covered: Bullying and Harassment; Discrimination and Equality; Dignity at Work


The Industrial Relations Act 1990 (Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work) Order 2020 (the New Code) was jointly published by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and came into effect on 20 December 2020.

The New Code replaces two previous codes of practice on bullying:  the Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work issued by the HSA and the Code of Practice Detailing Procedures for Addressing Bullying in the Workplace issued by the Labour Relations Commission (now the WRC).

The New Code deals solely with the issue

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Éinde O'Donnell
A&L Goodbody LLP

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