New sexual harassment law to protect staff from customers – The Guardian

Posted March 31st, 2008 in employment, harassment, news by sally

“Employers will be duty-bound from next week to protect their staff from sexual harassment by customers, suppliers and others they encounter in the course of their work. Workers are already protected from harassment by colleagues, but under new rules which come into force on April 6, they will be able to seek damages from employers who fail to take reasonable steps to protect them from harassment by a third party, if bosses knew that at least two incidents had already taken place.”

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The Guardian, 31st March 2008