Dealing with a Complaint of Bullying

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 24 April 2015

I have received a complaint from an employee that they are feeling bullied by their immediate manager. Our Dignity at Work Policy provides for mediation as an optional first step in our informal process. How do I handle it?

Michelle Ryan writes:

When an employer is made aware of a complaint of bullying, they are under an obligation to address such a complaint. Failure to do so may lead to liability and potential claims against the employer. Complaints can be addressed through informal and formal mechanisms and mediation is often an excellent step to show that a company has taken all reasonable

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today
This article is correct at 06/08/2015
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.