Equality and Human Rights Commission response to the consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace

Fri, 13 Sep 2019

The Equality and Human Rights Commission welcomes the Government Equalities Office consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace and makes several recommendations, including to: introduce a mandatory duty to take reasonable steps to prevent harassment and victimisation in the workplace; extend sexual harassment provisions to volunteers in organisations with paid employees; extend tribunal time limits to six months for all discrimination claims; and implement a campaign to raise awareness of rights and obligations.

Category: Employment »  Sex discrimination; Sexual harassment. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Equality and Human Rights Commission


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