Your employer is responsible for ensuring that you are not bullied or harassed whilst at work. If you are being bullied or harassed, you may be able to bring a claim against your employer.
Harassment is unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic, which has the purpose or effect of violating an individual’s dignity or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that individual.
Bullying may be characterised as offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, or an abuse or misuse of power through means that undermine, humiliate, denigrate or injure the recipient.
Bullying and harassment can be by one co-worker to another, an individual in a position of authority or involve a group of people.
We understand that experiencing bullying and harassment can be very distressing. We are here to support you and use our experience and expertise to help you decide upon the best action to take. We will explain what is involved in claiming against your employer and guide you through the process.
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