Workplace Bullying Is On the Rise

Source: Amanda Cuda HR News, Vol. 81 no. 3, March 2015
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Ask a public sector human resource professional if they think workplace bullying is a problem and chances are many will say yes. Getting them to specify what constitutes workplace bullying and how to stop it, however, is a little trickier. …. United States is one of the few Western countries that does not have a national law that defines and prohibits bullying. ….

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Source: Kelly Petrocelli and David B. Ritter, HR News, Vol. 81 no. 3, March 2015
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You cannot scan a news site without spotting an article about bullying involving teens or young adults. With increased frequency, however, bullying has become a problem in the workplace, so much so that California recently passed a law mandating that employers provide training and education to supervisors on preventing “abusive conduct” in the workplace….