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Profanity that is directed at a person with the intent to bully or abuse is not acceptable or tolerated, and nor should it ever be.
What selection criteria can employers take into account during recruitment?
It is unlawful, and in fact a criminal offence, to record a conversation that the person recording it is not a party to.
Who is an officer under the Health and Safety at Work Act?
The story highlights an important issue for employers in terms of what they should be doing to keep employees safe when they are required to work off-site.
Fear of damage to reputation can be a key motivator to settle an employment dispute.
In its simplest sense, mediation involves an independent third party facilitating discussions between the two sides in a dispute and assisting them to reach a resolution themselves.
It is employers that need to take the lead in ensuring sexual harassment is not tolerated in the workplace.
Deductions from an employee’s wages are also tightly regulated and will only be lawful where they are not unreasonable, where the employer has consulted with the employee regarding the specific deduction, and where the employee has given written consent.
Employees should never be discouraged from raising issues and making complaints, but those who knowingly make false allegations may well find that this backfires on them.