NFL Bullying and New “Code of Conduct”

code of conduct imageThe NFL knows how to create “special teams” and they’re doing just that by bringing together Tony Dungy, Don Shula, Dan Marino, Curtis Martin and Jason Taylor to create a new code of conduct.

Can a Code of Conduct protect employees from bullying behavior? A few months back we published a blog post about just that. The ruling in¬†Mark A. Kuzma (Plaintiff) v. MBNA Institutional PA Services, LLC (Defendant)¬†upheld MBNA’s right to terminate an employee for repeated breeches of professional conduct. The fact that the NFL has chosen recognizable and trusted representatives to outline what types of behavior will or won’t be tolerated shows that they understand the core of the problem they face. Hopefully, other employers will follow their example.

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