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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

Notice of Code of Good Practice on the Handling of Sexual Harassment cases

2. Application of the code



1) Although this code is intended to guide employers and employees, the perpetrators and victims of sexual harassment may include :
a) Owners.
b) Employers.
c) Managers.
d) Supervisors.
e) Employees.
f) Job applicants.
g) Clients.
h) Suppliers.
i) Contractors.
j) Others having dealings with a business.


2) Nothing in 2(1) above confers the authority on employers to take disciplinary action in respect of non-employees.


3) A non-employee who is a victim of sexual harassment may lodge a grievance with the employer of the harasser where the harassment has taken place in the workplace or in the course of the harasser's employment.