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Dignity at Work

Description

This seminar addresses the complex and sensitive issue of bullying in the workplace by looking at core issues such as – defining bullying, distinguishing bullying from harassment, legal issues surrounding bullying, tackling bullying and policy development in areas such as dignity at work.  It is about raising awareness and challenging myths and stereotypes that have developed over the years about bullying in a workplace context.

The seminar is interactive and thought provoking.  Participants can examine the issue of workplace bullying and analyse and evaluate issues that are involved or can arise.  The material contained in the seminar is of equal applicability to employees and employers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this seminar participants will be able to:

  • explain the complexities of bullying as a workplace issue
  • describe the key legal and case law issues associated with workplace bullying
  • devise approaches that may be taken to address workplace bullying

The seminar will last for 2.5 hours.

Telephone Enquiry Point

The Agency’s Enquiry Point is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. Enquiry Point advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Enquiry Point is also an important contact point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.

The Enquiry Point provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.

While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.

028 9032 1442

Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Contact Us

Please note that we cannot deal with employment-related enquiries by e-mail. To receive information or advice about an employment-related issue, please telephone our Helpline on Belfast 90 321442 where an officer will speak with you directly about your query. Please note that the Agency can arrange the services of an interpreter if required.

If you have an employment relations issue in Great Britain please contact the ACAS Helpline on 0300 123 1100 .

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