Workplace Bullying

Are You Being Bullied?

There's a new breed of bullies cropping up in workplaces across the country.

According to a nationwide poll by the Employment Law Alliance:

  • 45 percent of American workers say they've experienced workplace abuse.
  • 40 percent of workplace bullies are women, and women bullies pick on other women more than 70 percent of the time.
  • Female bullies want to undermine, berate and intimidate the weaker women in their midst.
  • Being a target of a bully not only affects your work life, but can also affect your health, possibly causing headaches, loss of appetite, high blood pressure, insomnia, clinical depression, panic attacks and even PTSD.

Clearly workplace bullying is not something to be taken lightly. So why do some people do it? Read more

Bullying of Teachers is Pervasive in Many Schools: Unfortunately, it’s even more prevalent in the field of education. In a recent survey of medium-sized school districts, 25 percent of employees reported that were being bullied. This is nearly 3 times the national average according to the 2010 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey.  Policymakers fail to recognize that the context for student bullying and violence is created and sustained by the adults. The Workplace Bullying in Schools Project is designed to address this problem and help reinforce a supportive, healthy, and student-focused school environment. Read the latest study on workplace bullying.

You are not alone. Not in your county, city, town, your neighborhood, not in your school or office. NO-You are not even the only one in your work!

Take steps to make the difference in your health and your life.

More than a third of the workforce reports some form of being bullied on the job. Bullying is a systematic campaign of interpersonal destruction that jeopardizes your health, your career, the job you once loved. Bullying is a non-physical, non-homicidal form of violence and, because it is violence and abusive, emotional harm frequently results. You may not be the first person to have noticed that you were bullied. Check to see how many of these indicators match yours.

Learn more from the Workplace Bullying Institute

10 Signs You're Being Bullied At Work

  1. Work Means Misery
  2. Constant Criticism
  3. Remembering Your Past Mistakes
  4. Gossip And Lies
  5. You're Not Invited To Lunch Or Meetings
  6. You Always Need Mental Health Days
  7. Sabotage
  8. Impossible Schedule
  9. Stolen Work

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