Equality Law and Reasonable AccommodationPosted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 29 May 2012
Deirdre Crowley writes:
In February 2012, the Equality Authority published a guide on mental health in the workplace. This guidance document does not have legislative standing but is relevant to all employers and HR managers on how to manage employees who have mental health difficulties. It is particularly relevant at present where mental health issues are increasingly common with more demanding work-loads and inter-personal challenges which have been seen to give rise to bullying and harassment and stress in the workplace. Equally, an individual can experience mental health difficulties which are unrelated to their work situation.
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