New York State Residents Workplace Anti-bullying Survey

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the Health Fair at Villa Maria College. I spent the day talking to individuals about workplace bullying and our efforts to convince legislators to pass the Healthy Workplace Bill in New York State. Every person with whom I spoke, shared a story about being bullied in the workplace or knowing someone who had been bullied. There are so many people who are suffering in silence because they are afraid to...

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Workplace Bullying & Suicide

Molly stood at the edge of the subway platform as a train roared down the tracks toward her, its headlights breaking through the darkness of the tunnel. As metal screeched against metal, a wild, almost uncontrollable impulse overtook her: to throw herself on the tracks and end the pain. Like many others before her, Molly had reached a breaking point. It wasn’t financial crisis that drove her there, nor unrequited love, nor the death of a loved...

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Increase in Bullying

Yet another week has gone by and I have been contacted by individuals who are being bullied in their workplaces. Some have been physically assaulted, while others have been verbally or emotionally assaulted. After hearing these stories and reflecting on my own past experiences of being bullied, I felt compelled to start writing my next book and to begin researching the issue in greater detail. My first book “Hope For A Healthy...

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Hope For Auto Workers

The current turmoil that we are seeing with the Big Three automakers comes as no surprise to me. As long as leaders and managers continue to devalue employees and to treat them as inanimate objects, these companies will continue to struggle to survive. Leaders and managers must realize that how they treat employees has a significant impact on the organizations’ bottom line. If employees are treated in a negative manner, the results of the...

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Workplace Bullying