Town Updates Workplace Violence Policy to Prevent Bullying

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How hard is it to protect your employees and bottom line from workplace bullying? One upstate town in New York simply expanded their workplace violence policy.  Read this week’s article by Nancy Fischer in the Buffalo News (3/4/14): City policy on workplace bullying is adopted by Council in North Tonawanda NORTH TONAWANDA – Bullying has gotten a lot of attention among schoolchildren, but hostile work environments and bullying behavior in the workplace are now being addressed by a bill in the State Legislature. In advance of the proposed legislation, the North Tonawanda… Read More

FORTUNE Article Asks “Why Are Workplace Anti-Bullying Bills Failing?

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Fortune/CNN Money’s article by Jonathon A. Segal, “Hard to Define: Even Harder To Ban,” clearly recognizes the severity and devastating impact of workplace bullying on the American worker and their employers. It’s been over ten years and 25 states since the first version of the Healthy Workplace Bill was introduced and still no takers. Segal sees a message in this #fail.

Gov’t Agency Addresses Bullying To Create “Violence-Free Workplace”

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Can we protect workers from bullying? One federal agency is trying…

SEIU Uses Workplace Violence Policy To Stop Bullying

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Unions use workplace violence policies to prevent bullying. Why aren’t legislators using this template to protect all workers?

Using Workplace Violence Policies To Stop Workplace Bullying

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unions and advocates have finally recognized that this type of approach can help protect workers. Municipalities like Ventura County (CA), Pima County (AZ), Hennepin County (MN) and others have only recently expanded discrimination and workplace violence policies to address bullying. Imagine how much suffering could have been spared if this approach had been embraced earlier on. But, what about workers in the private sector?

Calling all Unions – a golden opportunity to stop workplace bullying

Unions need to join fight to stop workplace bullying

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