Sexual harassment and the law: guidance for employers
- Document type
- Corporate author(s)
- Great Britain. Equality and Human Rights Commission
- Equality & Human Rights Commission
- Date of publication
- 4 December 2017
- People management: all aspects of managing people
- Business and management
- Material type
This is practical guidance for employers on sexual harassment in the workplace, including:
- Definition and examples of what sexual harassment is.
- Your responsibilities as an employer.
- What a sexual harassment policy should include.
- How to put the policy into practice.
- How to handle sexual harassment complaints.
- Criminal behaviour.
Sexual harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010.
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