In my last article ‘The Forgotten Risk’, I discussed the potential consequences of not recognising menopause as part of the risk assessment process, highlighting that while pregnancy was covered as specific risk in legislation, menopause currently is not.
Victims and HR departments often don’t know how to react when employees cross the line. Emma Wright, outreach manager at ROAR, explains how to respond to – and prevent – sexual harassment in the workplace.
Safe Work Australia has amended the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations and published a new model code of practice to make duties in relation to psychosocial hazards clearer and help duty holders comply with these duties.
The United Nations (UN) is calling on private sector employers to put in place measures that help prevent domestic abuse and invest resources that better protect and support employees who are victims of domestic abuse.
A new joint campaign urging the UK government to introduce a law to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace has been launched by an alliance of unions, women’s rights organisations and the Trades Union Congress (TUC).