Toxic co-workers arrive in all shapes and forms. There are the passive-aggressive types, the pathological liars and, of course, the bullies.Read the full news article
Workplace bullies are more common than people want to believe, and a majority of people experience workplace bullying firsthand at some point during their careersRead the full news article
DuluxGroup has hired a legal firm to investigate allegations of long-term workplace bullying in one of its key business units.Read the full news article
Workplace Bullying: U.S. Employers’ Progress on This Epidemic Problem. [ epspros.com, by Randi Barenholtz & Denise Kay, Jan. 2011].
What is being done to help employers and employees free the environment from toxic behavior? Do the current anti-harassment and discrimination laws help or are they not enough? What efforts, if any, have employers made, if any, to address this egregious behavior that may or may not rise to the level of attention, via policy, law, or simply leadership, to strip it and its damage to the workforce? This article defines bullying as compared to other unwelcome workplace behavior and discusses the current courses of action employers institute to eradicate bullying in the workplace.Read the full news article
Sweet outcome for bullied jet cleaner Pasquale De Petro. [ heraldsun.com.au, by Norrie Ross & Anne Wright, 8/4/2011].
Pasquale De Petro, 53, won the payout in Victoria’s County Court last week after months of harassment and abuse when he worked as an aeroplane cleaner.Read the full news article
Career Coach: Dealing with bullies in the workplace. [ The Washington Post, by Joyce E. A. Russell, 27/5/2012 ].
There are varying definitions of bullying. In a 2005 article on “Workplace Bullying and Harassment,” by Hadyn Olsen, it is defined as “unwanted and unwarranted behavior that a person finds offensive, intimidating or humiliating and is repeated so that it has a detrimental effect upon a person’s dignity, safety and well-being.”Read the full news article
Are you a Good Boss or a Bully Boss? Workplace Bullying.[ Examiner.com, by Michael Richardson, 30/12/2010].
Are you a good boss or a bully, or do you work for or with an office bully? There are three ways to deal with office bullies. You can ignore them, confront them or report them to their boss.Read the full news article
Despite the abuse, the tyrannical manager turned out to be one of the best bosses she’s ever had.Read the full news article
LLPs need to watch out for bullying risks. [ cityam.com, by Doug Preece & James Daughtrey, 23/2/2011].
Damages of £828,000 were awarded to Green, who suffered a nervous breakdown as a result of workplace bullying while at Deutsche Bank. However, when it comes to bullying between partners, City firms are often not so assiduous in tackling the problem.Read the full news article
With no laws against it, workplace harassment takes a toll. [ Freep.com, by Laura Casey, 15/11/2010 ]
Kim, a 29-year-old medical office worker, who didn’t want her last name used, has fallen into a depression. She’s losing weight, having panic attacks and, two months ago, had to take a leave of absence from work. The Berkeley, Calif., resident is hoping to transfer to another office, but in the meantime, she’s going to counseling to heal. She dreads returning to her workplace and her bully.Read the full news article