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Sexual Harassment at Work

How do I know if I’ve been sexually harassed in the workplace?

December 2, 2012

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very serious and quite pervasive issue – a Eurofound report in 2005 found that 5% of female workers in the United Kingdom had reported incidents of sexual harassment or unwanted sexual attention. These figures – in reality – probably under-represent the amount of workplace sexual harassment that occurs […]

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When does teasing or joking at work become bullying or harassment?

November 25, 2011

Teasing and joking at work become bullying if the recipient of the jokes or teasing feels humiliated or anxious as a result. The Advisory, Conciliatory and Arbitration Service (ACAS) describes bullying as offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour. Offensive jokes or remarks made in jest may not be received as such and may be construed […]

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