Wellbeing at work

You are entitled to feel comfortable at work. A good working environment supports increased wellbeing in the workplace and a good work spirit. Many things are discussed here about what affects your wellbeing at work and how to react in the case of serious problems.

See regulation on bullying, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment and violence in the workplace (In Icelandic).

Bullying in the work place

Bullying, amongst other things, is discussed here but this is defined as frequent and negative actions committed by one individual, or more, against a co-worker who has difficulties with defending him. These actions cause the targeted individual great discomfort and undermine his self-confidence. 

Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is also discussed here, it includes, among other things, unwanted physical contact, unwelcome insinuations, jokes, comments on appearance or profane language.