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What is workplace harassment?

Workplace harassment can occur when one party at the workplace demonstrates behaviour that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to another party.

Examples of behaviour that may be harassment include:

  • Threatening, abusive, or insulting language, comments or other non-verbal gestures
  • Cyber bullying
  • Sexual harassment
  • Stalking

For further details on handling workplace harassment, please refer to the Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment.

Last Updated: 29 May 2017