Bullying and Harassment

If you feel you are subject to bullying and harassment by either your fellow employees or employer, you may have a claim before the Employment Tribunal. Please contact one of our advisers to discuss. The Employment Tribunal has very strict time-limits for makings claims; usually three months less one day from the date of your complaint. It is therefore important you seek advice as soon as possible.

What is bullying and harassment?

Bullying and harassment can take many forms, including; making derogatory comments, criticism, unwanted banter, assault, verbal or physical threats, humiliation in public and unjustified criticism etc.

If you are being bullied or harassed on the grounds of your race, age, religion or belief, age, disability, or sexual orientation, then it is likely that you are the victim of unlawful discrimination. If this is the case, please contact one of our specialist Employment Law Advisors who will be able to provide you with specific advice on how to bring a claim in the Employment Tribunal.

If you are being bullied or harassed for another reason, there are steps you can take to protect yourself, such as lodging a grievance under your employer’s grievance procedure. In certain circumstances, including where your employer does not deal with your grievance properly, you may be able to resign and claim Constructive Unfair Dismissal.

Time Limits

The Employment Tribunal has very strict time-limits for making claims; usually three months less one day from your last day of your complaint . It is therefore important you seek advice as soon as possible.

If you have been the subject of bullying and harassment and wish to seek advice, please do not hesitate to contact your nearest Ringrose Law Office in Boston, Sleaford, Grantham, Newark, Lincoln, Spalding or North Hykeham and ask for a member of the Employment Law Team.

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