Wow the news is on overload! How do we keep up? It’s tough but we need to know what is going on with bullying and how it impacts the workplace along with the individuals. Bullying is a long lasting with deep impacts to individuals victims and witnesses. Check out this most recent one discussing sexual harassment. https://mahealthyworkplace.wordpress.com/2017/11/16/ending-sexual-harassment-at-work-means-ending-workplace-bullying-says-todays-la-times/
For the first time since the Harvey Weinstein scandal became public, a major publication made the connection between sexual harassment and workplace bullying, even noting the workplace anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill and its author David Yamada.
This article’s a big deal.
In today’s LA Times article “To end sexual harassment on the job, end workplace bullying,” Reporter David Lieberman says:
Legislators can do more to address the problem. They can make workplace bullying illegal. Too many corporate leaders find it expedient to look the other way when bosses — especially ones they deem indispensable — systematically intimidate and humiliate underlings. Bullies who believe that their whims matter more than other people’s dignity often don’t see why their sexual impulses shouldn’t be just as indulged.
Abused employees would be able to go to court if states or Congress adopted laws like the Healthy Workplace Bill, proposed by Suffolk University…
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