TITLE

LAW ON INCITING HATRED FINDS ITS VOICE AT WORK

AUTHOR(S)
Bunting, Anna
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
People Management;1/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues regarding a law on inciting religious hatred. It is stated that employers should always treat problems of racial or religious harassment at work seriously. If they don't, they could face claims under discrimination legislation, the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. And since October 1, 2007, they and their employees could also face prosecution under the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006. The act amends the Public Order Act 1986, which prohibited the incitement of hatred on racial but not religious grounds.
ACCESSION #
28571220

 

Related Articles

  • Companies must be proactive to protect themselves against labor-related lawsuits. Thurston, Lawson D. // Caribbean Business;3/8/2007, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p30 

    The article focuses on the significance of good policies tracing rules of conduct and illegal harassment regulations to control internal work environment in Puerto Rico. It has been stressed that companies should be proactive in protecting themselves against lawsuits related to labor. The...

  • Legal Q&A… Bullying and harassment. Williams, Sarah-Marie // Personnel Today;10/17/2006, p18 

    The article presents questions and answers related to bullying and harassment at workplace. One person asks about the definition of bullying and harassment under the employment law. Another reader asks whether an employer can be vicariously liable for an employee's breach of the Protection from...

  • Employers Must Protect Employees from Customers and Other Third-Parties. Bremer, Kristin L. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2005 Q3, p1 

    The article discusses employee protection provided by employers from harassment by third parties. The opinion of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case Galdamez v. Potter puts employers on notice that they are responsible for protecting their employees from harassment by third parties....

  • CHAPTER 2: What Is Harassment? England, Deborah C. // Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discriminatio;2012, p43 

    The article offers information on harassment at workplace, highlighting corresponding laws related to it. It states that illegal harassment is a form of discrimination, and it occurs only when an employee is mistreated because the employee is a member of a protected class. It mentions that when...

  • CHAPTER 3: Policies Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination. England, Deborah C. // Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discriminatio;2012, p73 

    The article offers information on the policies prohibiting harassment and discrimination at workplace. It states that an effective policy helps employees understand appropriate behavior, gives them an avenue for raising concerns and complaints, and shows that the company takes those complaints...

  • Harassment: How to stop it before–and after–it starts.  // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law;Jan2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p4 

    The article offers tips on how employer should protect the company from harassment lawsuits. It suggests that employer should give employee a copy of harassment policy and train to ensure they understand their rights and responsibilities. It indicates that employers should investigate when they...

  • Lords uphold ruling on vicarious liability. Thomas, Daniel // Personnel Today;7/18/2006, p4 

    The article reports on the ruling upheld by the British House of Lords concerning vicarious liability of employers for unruly behavior of their employees. In the case of Majrowski v Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Trust, the Lords confirmed that the Protection from Harassment Act (1997), applies to a...

  • Changes to harassment approach are overdue. Couzins, Martin; Javaid, Makbool // Personnel Today;2/22/2005, p14 

    The article focuses on sexual harassment in the working place and changes made to it. Conflicting approaches to judging sexual harassment claims continue to confuse employers and employees, as recent rulings in the Employment Appeal tribunal (EAT) show. Currently a claimant has to show that he...

  • WORKPLACE RIGHTS: BULLYING TACTICS. Burd, Michael // Management Today;Jun2005, p19 

    This article reports that bullying is largely perceived as an issue for schools. But playground bullies grow up. A court ruling in March bolstered protection under existing legislation. Bill Majrowski, an audit coordinator for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS trust, claimed he was persistently harassed...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics