Using the Protection from Harassment Act in the employment field


Akua Reindorf and David Massarella discuss how the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 is a flexible tool which can be used by employment practitioners in situations that the more familiar harassment provisions in the Equality Act 2010 cannot cover.

It was originally created to target stalkers, but the definition of ‘harassment’ within the PHA is broad enough to encompass other forms of oppressive behaviour in many different contexts, including employment.

To read the full article first published in ELA Briefing please click Part 1, Part 2, Part 3