Workplace Bullying & the Law: Australia Passes Significant Anti-bullying Law

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Tweet Workplace Bullying & the Law: Australia Passes Significant Anti-bullying Law Are governments and workplaces waking up to the real costs and damages from workplace bullying? Recently, Australian Parliament passed The Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013, a broad bill that empowers workers for flexible workplace arrangements, including significant provisions meant to curb workplace bullying. The […]

Workplace Bullying Advice From Lawyers: 4 Tips for Dealing With it Now

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Tweet Workplace Bullying Advice from Lawyers: 4 Tips for Dealing With it Now Lawyers are often the first to sense upcoming shifts in legal trends at the workplace, and are usually the first to sound the alarm when they know you’ll be needing their services. If lawyers’ comments on the bullying epidemic in workplaces is […]

It’s Here: Workplace Bullying is now Real and Serious

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Tweet It’s Here: Workplace Bullying is now Real and Serious A recent article in Dateline Australia announced new standards in workplace bullying policy for which workplaces in Australia will be held accountable: “On April 24, 2013 WorkSafeBC announced that its Board of Directors has approved three new occupational health and safety workplace bullying and harassment […]

Workplace Bullying: Where the Law Falls Short

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Tweet Workplace Bullying: Where the Law Falls Short This recent article from the Canberra Times from Canberra, Australia, provides an in-depth legal analysis of bullying and the law in Australia.  Even though one of their provinces has one of the most progressive laws on bullying in the workplace, it is not throughout the whole country […]

Workplace Bullying: At What Point Will Employers Step in to Stop it?

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Tweet Workplace Bullying: At What Point Will Employers Step in to Stop it? Recently, the Workplace Bullying Institute held it’s 7th Annual survey for employers in the United States.  The question posed: “What will it take for U.S. employers to treat bullying as seriously as illegal forms of discrimination?” The answers from the survey may […]