Managing Bullying and Harassment claims in the workplace

The decision in Ruffley v The Board of Management of St. Anne’s School is a significant development in the law relating to bullying and harassment in Ireland. The Supreme Court have set out a number of clear principles which clarify the law in this area. This one hour lecture provides an analysis of the principles in Ruffley and deals with how an employer should approach these cases, going forward.  

The lecture will deal with the following:

  • The Workplace Order 2002 (SI Number 17/2002)
  • The definition of ‘repeated inappropriate behaviour’
  • Once off incidents
  • The concept of ‘Dignity at Work’.
  • Investigations and disciplinary procedures

Teaching method:  

e-LecturePowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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