The B-C Government brought in new legislation this year around bullying in the workplace. The province is the fifth in Canada to tackle workplace bullying. There’s nothing similar in the Yukon. Robyn Durling is with Bully Free BC and follows developments south of the border and beyond.
Last week, Fulton County banned bullying in the workplace, making it a firable offense. The director of a workplace institute praises Commissioner Bill Edwards, who proposed the rules for addressing the harm bullying inflicts on victims and the work environment. While a criminal justice professor applauds anti-bullying policies intent, he says they aren’t an instant … Continue reading»
The death of teen Amanda Todd has shone a spotlight on bullying of the young, but experts say the bullying phenomenon spans cradle to casket, with older workers in particular being “at considerable risk” of victimization. Research by the Workplace Bullying Institute finds nearly one-third of people between the ages of 50 and 64 have … Continue reading »
Most workers, even those who love their jobs, would probably say their job has caused them stress at some point writes Debra Auerbach in Workplace bullying on the rise, according to new study (Adapted choosen excerpts by JMM to follow) Throw in job insecurity, an increased workload and intensified pressure to perform, and stress levels can hit … Continue reading »