Pursuant to the provisions of labour law, the employee is entitled to financial compensation for harassment only if his or her health has suffered.

In the last article in the “Harassment at work” series that we write for the Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper, Katarzyna Fiedeń, legal counsel in training at BKB, reminded readers that the victims may also pursue their claims under civil law. According to judicature, even if the harassment did not lead to a deterioration of health of the victim employee, they may still demand compensation under the provisions on personal rights. The lawyer also explained the principles of determining the amount of such compensation.

The full version of the article is available HERE.

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