Harassment and bullying

You have the right not to be harassed or bullied by managers, staff or clients because you have cancer or are caring for someone with cancer. National anti-bullying laws protect employees from repeated unreasonable behaviour that creates a risk to their health and safety. This could include unreasonable work demands, offensive or humiliating remarks, intimidation or exclusion.

People often have different ideas about what is offensive or unacceptable behaviour, and sometimes you might feel harassed from behaviour that was not intended to offend or harm you.

This information was last reviewed in January 2017
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