Valentines Day and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace. For example, is it acceptable to send a colleague a Valentines card, or could you leave yourself and your employer open to claims of sexual harassment? On the other hand, have you received a Valentines card or messages which you feel are too much? Set out below is some guidance on what the law says, along with some practical guidance.
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Christmas Parties and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace. I’m sure at some point in our working life, we have all heard rumours about colleagues getting tipsy and making inappropriate passes at colleagues. This may all be taken in good humour and for the most part I think we can agree that Christmas Parties can be great fun. However, at this time of year, employees must remember that their actions, even at a Christmas Party, could give rise to very serious repercussions. Similarly, employers should give appropriate guidance to staff who attend work functions. Read my blog to find out more.
I frequently receive enquiries from employees who have been subject to sex discrimination or sexual harassment in their workplace. I set out below some guidance for anyone who believes they are suffering sex discrimination or sexual harassment at work.
I was very happy to assist a lovely client who had been subjected to prolonged sexual harassment by her line manager. I set out below my client’s story and how we helped.
Recent media interest and reports have brought issues of sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace into the open.
Valentines Day and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace.For example, is it acceptable to send a colleague a Valentines card?