This article was published on April 12th, 2018
The Equalities and Human Rights Commission has issued a powerful new report called Turning the tables: ending sexual harassment at work. The report shares evidence from employers and employees of sexual harassment in the workplace and makes recommendations on how to stop it.
In the report the Commission identifies failures by employers to set out policies on sexual harassment in enough detail, support victims, provide for fair and effective grievance processes or ensure those who make complaints will not be victimised as a result.
The Commission makes a number of recommendations to the government. These include: