Checklist and action plan for sexual harassment in the hospitality industry available

Friday 20 May 2022

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have launched a checklist and action plan to help employers in the hospitality industry tackle sexual harassment against their staff.

A recent study found that more than half of women and two-thirds of LGBT+ people reporting experiencing workplace sexual harassment in the hospitality sector.

The resources contain safety and preventative advice for hospitality venues which includes consistent policies that are put in places for dealing with customer who behave inappropriately around staff, or having a single member of staff wait on a larger group, increasing the chance of sexual harassment.

Although the EHRC have worked closely with the hospitality industry to develop this guidance, it can be applied to any industry and workplace setting.

Find out more about the resources.

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