Employment Law I – An update 2018

Bullying and harassment cases have seen a sharp incline in recant years with the advent of the #metoo movement and a growing awareness about the adverse effects of workplace bullying on employee’s mental health. This one-hour lecture sets out how such claims can be brought, the time limits and the potential damages which a successful claimant might expect to receive. The lecture also touches upon rights and responsibilities surrounding protected disclosures along with the recent law on workplace suspensions.

Topics covered:

  • Bullying, harassment & stress at work
  • Protected Disclosures Act 2014
  • Suspensions

Learning outcomes:

  • To know when to bring a claim under The Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015
  • To gain an understanding into the principles set down in Allen v Independent Newspapers [2002] ELR 84
  • To understand when personal injuries litigation can be brought in relation to bullying and harassment claims.
  • To have a clear understanding of the principles set down in Ruffley v Board of Management of St. Anne’s School [2014] IEHC 235
  • To be able to advise client in relation to when it is appropriate to bring a protected disclosure and the legal rights attached thereto.

Teaching methods:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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