Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board [2017] IEHC 272

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 21 June 2017
Paul Joyce BL


The areas of bullying, harassment and sexual harassment at work are particularly tricky terrain for employers. On the one hand, you have an employee making a complaint against a colleague and that complaint must be treated with the utmost seriousness and properly investigated. On the other, you have the person against whom a potentially serious allegation has been made that may affect his or her continued employment and reputation, and who is therefore entitled to the presumption of innocence and the benefit of due process. In the middle stands the employer, trying to navigate

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