Can an employee bring a claim against an employer when they have been sexually harassed by a non employee? Employment Law update from Acumen Employment Solutions
14th June 2010
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A large amount of responsibility is placed on the employer by The Employment Equity Act 1998 when one of their employee’s is sexually harassed by another employee.

However, where the person harassing the employer is not also an employee there is no obligation on the employer.

Are you aware how to properly handle an allegation of harassment in your workplace? For more information click HERE to read our full article.

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