The modern workplace can be a stressful environment; this can be made all the more stressful when an individual is subjected to workplace bullying.
An employer owes its employees a duty of care to look after the health and safety of its employees; this includes the reasonable prevention of bullying within the workplace.
Where bullying has been ongoing and the employer has failed to prevent it, the victim may be entitled to damages. In a case where an employee has been left no option but to resign; he/she may be eligible to take a case for constructive dismissal.
If you feel you may have suffered bullying within the workplace or if you have an employment law query; contact us to arrange a consultation.