Bullying in the Workplace: How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 17 April 2018
We have an employee who is alleging that she is being bullied by her colleagues following the reporting of an alleged assault by a co-worker. We have suspended the co-worker but are unsure as to what to do in relation to the complaint of bullying. How do I handle it?
In the decision of Catherine Hurley v An Post  IEHC 568, Mr Justice McDermott helpfully outlines the duties an employer owes to its employees who have allegedly been bullied by their co-workers.
Mrs Hurley’s claim related to alleged bullying by her co-workers after an incident at work in July 2006.
On 26 July 2006, Mrs Hurley asked a colleague, Mr J, to pass an item to her. She alleged that he became aggressive
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