Bunting, Anna
November 2007
People Management;1/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p20
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.


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