As a school community, Scoil Ailbhe, Caherelly National School commits itself to working together to maintain a workplace environment that encourages and supports the right to dignity at work. The Board of Management of Caherelly N.S. recognises that all employees have the right to a workplace free from bullying, harassment and sexual harassment. The Board is committed to ensuring that its employees can enjoy that right. This policy covers our school building & grounds and work-related undertakings. All who work here and are members of the Board of Management and Parent-Teacher Association are expected to respect the right to dignity in their working life. Every person will be treated equally and be respected for their individuality and diversity. Bullying or harassment in any form and from any party within and without the school is not accepted by us and will not be tolerated. Our policies and procedures will underpin the objectives of this policy. All individuals, whether directly employed or contracted by Scoil Ailbhe, Caherelly National School or volunteering as a member of the Board of Management or Parent-Teacher Association or who are volunteering or completing work experience in another capacity have a duty and responsibility to uphold this Dignity at Work Policy. *The policy includes all forms of harassment, including: harassment within the staff, harassment from other stakeholders (parents and other family members, guardians, carers, contractors, visitors, etc.) of staff members, sexual harassment, digital harassment and other forms of harassment. These are defined in the Appendices at the end of the policy.