PDC Seminar on Sexual Harassment

Source: The Kuala Lumpur Bar

This seminar will cover this recent and differing views of the Industrial Court on what constitutes sexual harassment and also, the present legislative recourse available to victims of sexual harassment within the workplace. The seminar will also deal with practical aspects of dealing with sexual harassment and good workplace policies and practices to educate, manage and minimise incidences of sexual harassment.

Finally, the recent development in the recognition of the new tortuous category by the Federal Court,t eh tort of sexual harassment, in Mohd Ridzwan Abdul Razal v Asmah Hj Mohd Nor, will be analysed and discussed as it imposes further obligations on employers to take immediate sensitive steps in dealing with incidences of sexual harassment.