Should you provide the alleged perpetrator with a copy of a written complaint?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 March 2012

It is a basic principle of natural justice that an individual against whom an accusation is made knows with certainty what the accusation is so that they are in a position to refute any false accusation and defend themselves. Most Bullying and Harassment policies require the complaint to be in writing. If not, they tend to be recorded in writing by the employer at the first meeting held to understand the complaint. In such circumstances, it is advisable that the employee making the complaint confirms that the employer's written record is an accurate record before it is passed to the alleged

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