Harris and Ruane Must Work With Colleges to Address the Root Causes of NDAs

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on January 11th, 2022 by steve

Ireland“Irish universities got an embarrassing slap on the wrist this week when Higher Education Minister Simon Harris disputed their claims that they have never used non-disclosure agreements in cases of bullying or harassment. Harris pointed to statistics compiled by Trinity Senator Lynn Ruane which indicated that 30% of complainants in such incidents had to sign NDAs …” (more)

[University Times, 9 January]

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‘I Know They Exist’: Colleges’ Claims on NDAs Inconsistent With Report

Posted in Legal issues on January 7th, 2022 by steve

Ireland“Trinity Senator Lynn Ruane has said that colleges are ‘overconfident’ in their assertions that they do not use non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in cases of bullying or harassment …” (more)

[Emer Moreau, University Times, 6 January]

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Colleges tell Simon Harris they don’t use controversial NDAs

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on January 2nd, 2022 by steve

Ireland“All colleges have told Higher Education Minister Simon Harris they do not use controversial non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to deal with sexual harassment and bullying complaints, despite concerns the practice is prevalent in the third-level sector …” (more)

[Wayne O’Connor, Independent, 2 January]

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Colleges told to stop use of NDAs in cases of sexual harassment

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on October 25th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Colleges have been warned against using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to silence victims of sexual harassment and bullying. Higher Education Minister Simon Harris condemned the practice …” (more)

[Wayne O’Connor, Independent, 24 October]

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