Ireland's laws to protect employees in the workplace 2023
I requested the WRC to forward me a list of laws in Ireland to protect employees in the workplace including all laws pertaining to psychological harassment and violence. Please find the following response.
Thank you for contacting the Workplace Relations Commission.
Please find the following information in relation to your query.
Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work - Workplace Relations Commission
(See attached file: code-of-practice-for-employers-and-employees-on-the-prevention-and-resolution-of-bullying-at-work.pdf)(See attached file: issues-at-work.pdf)
Code of Practice on Victimisation - Workplace Relations Commission
NK$$$$$XML (irishstatutebook.ie)EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACT 1998 (CODE OF PRACTICE) (HARASSMENT) ORDER 2012
(See attached file: pdf.pdf)(See attached file: Codes-of-Practice-Sexual-Harassment-FA_Digital.pdf)
Industrial Relations - Workplace Relations Commission
I trust this will be of assistance. If you require information on general employment rights, you may find the information you need on our website at
This information may be useful to you where you are considering making a complaint for hearing by an Adjudicator. It is worth noting that further to the Supreme Court judgment Zalewski  IESC 24 the WRC can no longer guarantee hearings will be in private or that decisions would be anonymised.