Thursday September 24, 2020

UCD case sparks flood of legal queries on sexual harassment at work

Lawyers say high-profile revelation by Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin was a ‘wake-up’ call as remote working throws up new issues

13th September, 2020
Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, the academic and broadcaster, revealed last weekend that she had been harassed for two years by a colleague in UCD

A surge in enquiries from employers and employees relating to incidents of sexual harassment has been prompted by a high-profile case in UCD, employment lawyers have said.

Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, the academic and broadcaster, revealed last weekend that she had been harassed for two years by a colleague in UCD.

Her experiences were extensively covered in Irish media and led to Simon Harris, Minister for Higher Education, announcing a...

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