Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules 1965 - Guidelines regarding prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace

In accordance with Section 18(i) of the SHWW (PPR) Act, 2013, it has been decided that in all cases of allegations of sexual harassment, the following procedure may be adopted: Where a Complaint Committee has not recommended any action against the employee against whom the allegation have been made in a case involving allegations of sexual harassment, the Disciplinary Authority shall supply a copy of the Report of the Complaint Committee to the complainant and shall consider her representation, if any submitted, before coming to a final conclusion. The representation shall be deemed to be an appeal under section 18(i) of the Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.