Code of Practice on Sexual Harassment and Harassment at Work

Code of Practice on Sexual Harassment CoverThe Code of Practice has been prepared by IHREC with the approval of the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and after consultation with relevant organisations representing equality interests.

The code seeks to promote the development and implementation of policies and procedures that establish working environments free of harassment in which the dignity of everyone is respected.

The code aims to give practical guidance to employers, organisations, trade unions and employees on:

  • What is meant by employment-related sexual harassment and harassment;
  • How it can be prevented; and
  • What steps ensure that adequate procedures are readily available to deal with the problem and to prevent its recurrence.