How To: Eliminate Exposure to Claims of Bullying at Work

Posted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 21 January 2021
Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd
Issues covered: Bullying and Harassment; Dignity at work policy; Bullying Code of Practice; Policies and Procedures; Discrimination and Equality.


Exactly three years after the then Minister of State announced a review of existing codes, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have published a new ‘Code Of Practice For Employers And Employees On The Prevention and Resolution Of Bullying At Work’ (Statutory Instrument No. 674 of 2020), under the Industrial Relations Act 1990. The new Code has been described as a ‘welcome development’, as it serves to meet the original objective of having one Code, replacing the Commission’s 2002 Code and that of the HSA of 2007. The development of this new Code was also designed to meet ‘best practice’ and ‘evolving case law’ in the area and can

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Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd

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