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Minding the Workplace is 10 years old!

Originally posted on Minding the Workplace:
Ten years ago this month, I launched this blog. Some 1.1 million page views, 1750+ subscribers, and 1650+ articles later, Minding the Workplace has become a popular source of commentary on work, workers, and…

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Pixar animated film captures workplace diversity challenges in 8 minutes

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Pixar has released a great little animated film that beautifully captures the challenges of building workforce diversity in the midst of a white male “bro” culture, starring a ball of yarn named Purl. Emily Canal,…

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Are workplace abusers “emotional terrorists”?

Originally posted on Minding the Workplace:
Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” (1893) In my last post, I discussed a lengthy investigative piece in Variety magazine from December, detailing the story behind Live Nation Entertainment’s decision to place leading producer Heather Parry (“A Star…

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A Commonwealth employee passes away on the job after administrators allegedly refused to accept her doctor’s note

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
Photo by Public Domain Pictures on Pexels.com My late sister-in-law was a long-term and highly regarded employee of DDS and was ready to retire in a few months. She had some attendance problems…

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Sarkis: How to identify a gaslighter

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Joining the growing literature on gaslighting behaviors is Dr. Stephanie Sarkis’s Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People — and Break Free (2018). Sarkis is both a counselor and a mediator, and her experiences…

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How administrators bullied a state hospital nurse after workplace violence

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I was a registered nurse at the a hospital in Worcester from 2014-2016. During that time, I was injured by a patient on the job. I had previously…

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A lot of deniers are simply playing a sick, sociopathic game

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(Drawing copyright Aaron Maeda) Denier behavior occurs at many levels and in many situations. There are those who deny that the Holocaust ever happened, claiming that millions of souls never perished at the hands…

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