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What is workplace harassment?

29th August 2019

Person A harasses another (person B) if A engages in unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic. (The protected characteristics are: maternity/paternity, age, disability, sexual preference, race, gender, sexual preference, civil partnership, religion/belief, and gender reassignment)

The conduct must have the purpose or effect of violating person B’s dignity or creating an intimidating/hostile/degrading/humiliating/offensive environment for person B.