Quarter of BAME staff bullied or harassed at work

One year on from the launch of the Race At Work Charter, firms are still failing to prevent racially-motivated bullying and provide equal opportunities for BAME staff.

A quarter (25%) of BAME employees have experienced racial bullying or harassment at work, according to Business in the Community (BITC)’s latest Race At Work Charter survey, signalling no improvement on last year’s findings.

The Race At Work Charter was launched last year and asks companies to commit to: appointing an executive sponsor for race, capturing data and publicising progress, ensuring zero tolerance of harassment and bullying, making equality in the workplace the responsibility of all leaders and managers, and taking action that supports ethnic minority career progression.

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