Mobbing and civil legal liability


The subject of this paper is the analysis of the legal liability for mobbing. The article presents remarks on the legal nature, the grounds and the scope of legal liability for mobbing. The starting point for the conducted considerations is the question whether the legal regulation contained in art. 943 of the Employment Code is of comprehensive nature. The analysis conducted in this scope allowed the determination of the role of the Civil Code regulations in claiming compensation and damages for mobbing. This paper also comments on the latest novelization of art. 943 § 4
E. C., which was introduced into the Employment Code through the act of 16 May 2019 on alteration of act – Employment Code and some other acts (Journal of Laws 2019 item 1043). The conducted considerations became the grounds for formulating a proposal de lege ferenda.


mobbing; compensation for mobbing; damages for mobbing; legal liability; civil legal liability; employee’s personal goods

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Published : 2020-04-01

Gredka-LigarskaI. (2020). Mobbing and civil legal liability. Z Problematyki Prawa Pracy I Polityki Socjalnej, 18(1), 89-105.

Iwona Gredka-Ligarska 
University of Silesia in Katowice  Poland

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