How To: Be An Effective ‘Support Contact Person’ Under Your Organisation’s ‘Dignity At Work’ Policy

Posted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 26 March 2021
Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd
Issues covered: Bulling Code of Practice; Informal Resolution; Bulling and Harassment

In January 2021 the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) issued a new code of practice on bullying at work. This ‘Code Of Practice For Employers And Employees On The Prevention and Resolution Of Bullying At Work’ (S. I. No. 674 of 2020) has been described as a ‘welcome development’, as it serves to meet the original objective of having one Code on the subject. It replaces the Commission’s 2002 Code and the HSA’s 2007 Code in the area. The new Code is designed to meet ‘best practice’ and ‘evolving case law’ and contains a crucial component in the role accorded the ‘Support Contact Person’ (see Code at: S.I. No. 674/2020 - Industrial

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Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd

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