Harassment – New measures are to be taken in the European institutions !

/Harassment – New measures are to be taken in the European institutions !

Harassment – New measures are to be taken in the European institutions !

The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has drawn up a list of good practices after reviewing the anti-harassment policies in 26 EU institutions and agencies.

Other important measures include allowing trainees to make formal complaints about harassment; regular training for confidential counsellors and the setting up of a pool of independent investigators, which institutions can draw upon during formal harassment investigations.

The Ombudsman notes harassment cases can involve a significant power imbalance and suggests stronger rules for high-ranking personnel. Examples of good practice include the European Court of Auditors’ anti-harassment policy, which has strong disciplinary measures for culpable members, such as compulsory retirement or denial of pension rights…

Médiateur européen – December 2018 – Communiqué de presse N°9/2018

To read more… https://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/en/press-release/en/107801

2019-01-21T15:01:39+00:0021 January 2019|Harassment|