Case Study: Bullying complaints

Employment Constructive Dismissal Birmingham Have you been involved in an employment dispute which left you with no other option but to resign from your job and you are now considering bringing a constructive dismissal claim against your employer in Birmingham? Then you should make a no obligation call to the extremely understanding and highly skilled legal team at Michael Lewin Solicitors to discuss your case and find out how we could help you achieve the best possible outcome available to you from your constructive dismissal claim.

Employers have a “duty of care” to all of their employees from the day their employment commences and are responsible for preventing bullying and harassing behaviour in the workplace. What can be difficult for many employers is how they should deal with challenging behaviour in the workplace that does not cross disciplinary line on what they can do about employees who are merely ‘difficult’ rather than offensive to others.

ACAS state in an article on their website that looks at issues employees have facing up to disruptive behaviour “even if bullying and harassment policies haven’t been broken ‘serial malcontents’ at work can still be a major drain on management time and energy. The cost to the business may be just as bad too including poor employee dynamics low morale inefficiency and potentially loss of staff.

“Some difficult employees may have learnt that an undesirable behaviour is an effective way of getting what they want. The solution for employees is to lay clear boundaries to break this link so that it’s no longer effective ? and to do so as soon as possible.

“It is important to evaluate the situation establish the facts and take prompt and decisive action in line with internal policies and procedures. Sometimes a quiet word in private is all that it takes to turn up behaviour around.”

Are you considering bringing a claim against your employer to an employment tribunal following your constructive dismissal in Birmingham? Then you should promptly consult the legal experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors to discuss your case and find out how we could help you successfully secure the full compensation that you justly deserve with the minimal fuss as you have just three months minus one day from the date of your resignation in which you could take legal action against your employer.

Ms C from Cardiff consulted the legal experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors to discuss her bullying complaint and eligibility to pursue a compensation claim against her employer to an employment tribunal. Cases of this nature can be extremely complex and whilst a claim for bullying by itself cannot be brought to an employment tribunal if an individual has been subjected to harassment or the behaviour relates to unlawful discrimination against are protected characteristic that they have and there may be grounds to claim. Claims could also be made for constructive dismissal if an employee felt forced into resigning from their job due to the conduct of their employer.

The dedicated employment law team at Michael Lewin Solicitors could help you pursue a compensation claim for constructive dismissal after you felt that the conduct of your employer left you with no other choice but to resign from your position within the organisation in Birmingham offering you accurate and personalised advice whilst acting on your behalf so to get started on your claim today call our friendly and helpful staff on: (0844) 844 9866.

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