How To: Bring Your Bullying and Harassment Policy into Line With The New Code of Practice

Posted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 15 February 2021
Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd
Issues covered: Bullying and Harassment; Code of Practice on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work


Undoubtedly, the single biggest change in people management practices in Ireland over the past 50 years has been the product of the law. This change pertains from the job advertisement and selection interview right up to the dismissal, redundancy, retirement, reference and pension rights of employees. Yet another ingredient in this ongoing change materialised earlier this year, when the ‘Statutory Instrument No. 674/2020 - Industrial Relations Act 1990 (Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work) Order 2020’was published by Government.  Announcing its arrival - to replace predecessor Codes from the Health and Safety

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Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd

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