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An advocate sees a pattern of abusive bosses

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
Photo by mentatdgt on Pexels.com Sara worked in the fashion industry for nine years. She just quit her job and started working for herself. “I feel a lot happier,” said Sara. Here’s her…

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What are the roots of cruelty at work?-David Yamada

Here is a site to follow-lots of critical information linked to bullying in the workplace. Check out David Yamada’s latest blog at https://newworkplace.wordpress.com/2018/03/21/what-are-the-roots-of-cruelty-at-work/

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Yet another study links workplace bullying to suicides. When is enough enough?

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
We reported earlier this year that a Norwegian study revealed that bullied targets are twice as likely to have suicidal thoughts than those who were never bullied. Pioneer Heinz Leymann estimated that 10 percent of those bullied take their…

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In the news

Originally posted on Minding the Workplace:
It has been a year of prominent news stories related to the workplace, especially the avalanche of accounts concerning sexual harassment. Here are many of the 2017 news stories in which I’ve been quoted…

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Urgent: hold employers accountable for bullying employees

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
With only eight months left in the two-year legislative session and more retailers and business organizations opposing the workplace anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill, Senate Bill 1013 (an act against workplace bullying and mobbing), we need to…

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New study says teachers experience workplace bullying more than 3x as often as other workers

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
“Educators experience workplace bullying at a much higher rate — more that three times as high — than other workers,” say researchers in the newly published 2017 Educator Quality of Work Life Survey, released…

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Ending sexual harassment at work means ending workplace bullying, says today’s LA Times

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
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…

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