Below is a great article from Patricia Barnes, author of SURVIVING BULLIES, QUEEN BEES AND PSYCHOPATHS IN THE WORKPLACE. She is also one of the people who created the Care2 petition asking for a national answers — please help bring attention to this petition! Sign it and pass it on http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/protect-us-workers/ :
Federal Agencies Urged to Address Workplace Bullying
When an incident of assault, harassment, intimidation, or bullying occurs in a federal workplace, it is usually caused by an employee rather than a customer, criminal, or someone who has a personal relationship with the victim.