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Bullying and harassment
Bullying and harassment
Workplace bullying and harassment
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New data finally puts numbers on 'hidden' racism in UK public sector

New data finally puts numbers on 'hidden' racism in UK public sector | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
There's always been anecdotal evidence, but these hard to ignore graphs show the huge differences in how people are treated at work.

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We have taken cases ourselves around #gender # race discrimination in appraisal and grading systems.  Expensive to bring, hard to prove, but we know it is an issue.  It comes up repeatedly in bullying complaints too.  You?

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If tech companies wanted to end online harassment, they could do it tomorrow - The Guardian

If tech companies wanted to end online harassment, they could do it tomorrow - The Guardian | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Jessica Valenti: The courts may decide that sending threats over social media isn’t threatening enough to be a crime. Silicon Valley needs to step up or lose customers
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Even colleagues have been known to go online to bully their workmates.  Is a technological solution the answer?

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Online "Trolls": 5 Step Coach-Like Process to Help You Deal With Them - The Launchpad - The Coaching Tools Company Blog

Online "Trolls": 5 Step Coach-Like Process to Help You Deal With Them - The Launchpad - The Coaching Tools Company Blog | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it

Running a coaching business is hard enough, and to run a successful business these days, most coaches now have a social media presence whether it’s Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ or something else. And the last thing we need is some cyber-bully, thoughtless or insensitive person giving us grief online with a hurtful or hateful comment. And yet, the chances are this will happen to you (if it hasn’t already).


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How much of this would also help in face to face bullying?

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Why The Office Bully Is Getting Promoted - Fast Company

Why The Office Bully Is Getting Promoted - Fast Company | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Your company culture may encourage bullies and you may not even know it.
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New report slams Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for secrecy around harassment of women online

New report slams Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for secrecy around harassment of women online | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
New report slams Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for secrecy around harassment of women online.
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Have you tried reporting inappropriate material  to facebook?  Often as not they reject your complaint even if it is blatant ..If you need social media for work it can be a real problem.  

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Uni boss faces sex harassment probe

Uni boss faces sex harassment probe | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it

Via Chris Hadrill
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One more investigation. 

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Study shows sexual harassment during university fieldwork - Troy Record

Study shows sexual harassment during university fieldwork - Troy Record | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Study shows sexual harassment during university fieldwork Troy Record Skidmore College faculty member Robin Nelson, assistant professor of anthropology, researched and wrote a journal article on sexual harassment during fieldwork along with lead...
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Fieldwork often leads to problems...these students are not unique!  

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Can you help? Mail on Sunday is keen to publish how health workers, doctors and nurses are victimised after raising concerns

Can you help? Mail on Sunday is keen to publish how health workers, doctors and nurses are victimised after raising concerns | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Mail on Sunday is keen to publish how health workers, doctors and nurses are victimised after raising concerns, in particular, how rogue management try to frame medical staff who are brave enough t...
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Do you have a story to tell of whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS.  If you are not bound by confidentiality clauses you might want to think about this, though the Mail are not always very careful or serious in the way they handle their subjects....

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Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore in the clear over sexist emails - Telegraph

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore in the clear over sexist emails - Telegraph | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
FA decides chief executive's messages are exempt from its anti-discrimination regulations amid claims his comments show football is "removed from contemporary society"

Via Chris Hadrill
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Interesting debacle - what's your view?  Is this the way to handle discrimination complaints?

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Bullying rife at Law Society, say staff | The Times

Bullying rife at Law Society, say staff | The Times | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
A poll of nearly 400 staff at the society, which represents 150,000 solicitors, suggests that 16 per cent have been bullied in the past year

Via Chris Hadrill
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Times are hard for some legal professionals with declining revenues - this doesn't surprise me at all.

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Welcome to WorkBully

Our aim is simple: to make workplace bullying as unacceptable as racism, sexism or any other form of discrimination in the workplace. (1 in 4 people affected by workplace bullying.
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Conservative MPs get code of conduct to combat 'bullying' - BBC News

Conservative MPs get code of conduct to combat 'bullying' - BBC News | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
BBC NewsConservative MPs get code of conduct to combat 'bullying'BBC NewsIt follows allegations of bullying and abuse made by some researchers and office staff.
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Ow.ly - image uploaded by @KateNasser

Ow.ly - image uploaded by @KateNasser | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
#Workplace #Bullying: Grab bullying by the horns. http://t.co/jitAb5pAOl via @DavidZinger Image by John Junson #StopBullying
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The scale of the problem of bullying & harassment at work

The scale of the problem of bullying & harassment at work | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
  This infographic gives an insight into the scale of bullying and harassment in the workplace. Share and embed this infographic On Your
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This certainly matches my experience of how people handle bullying at work.  Does it match yours?

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King;s Lynn workers court case

King;s Lynn workers court case | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
A legal fight to secure compensation for West Norfolk workers made redundant in the collapse of two major high street chains has been taken to the European courts.

Via Chris Hadrill
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Will the ECJ intervene to give Norfolk workers compensation?

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Kevin Daly column: When it's not big to make others feel small

Kevin Daly column: When it's not big to make others feel small | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Bullying, in all its forms – at school, in the workplace, or online – would appear to be reaching epidemic proportions, judging by the frequency of news stories on the subject over these...
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Are we changing behaviour or is it that this always went on and now it is not viewed as acceptable?

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Bullied man uses video from sunglasses to mount private court case

Bullied man uses video from sunglasses to mount private court case | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Accused pleads guilty after evidence from specially adapted glasses is used in potential forerunner of hi-tech DIY justice
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Do we have to get to covert surveillance before anyone believes bullying is taking place? 

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Human Traffic: Lack of labor protection in UK ushers in modern slavery

For up to 30 million people around the world, slavery is not something confined to history, but an every day reality. In Britain the Abolition of Slavery Act was passed more than 180 years...
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It's hard to imagine slavery in the UK - but it is here.  Bullying and harassment is an inherent part of slavery.  What can we do to prevent it?

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Three quarters of IT staff have been bullied at work - Applause IT

Three quarters of IT staff have been bullied at work - Applause IT | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
A recent report by IDG Connect shows a shocking statistic, the study of 650 global IT professionals revealed “intense, widespread psychological bullying in the workplace”.
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Intense deadlines often create an environment for bullying...but is this the cause or something else?

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Are Bullies More Successful at Work?

Are Bullies More Successful at Work? | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
In the recruiting and HR space, it's pretty rare to find a post that promotes bullying at work. After all, most of us spend a great deal of time at work an (interesting story about #bullying in the workplace Are Bullies More Successful at Work?
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I guess it al depends on how you define success....

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The Financial Implications of Workplace Bullying | Keyser Mason ...

The Financial Implications of Workplace Bullying | Keyser Mason ... | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Workplace bullying can impact a company and its employees in many ways; the physical and mental impact on employees, negative morale, productivity and the affect on teamwork. Workplace bullying can also impact a ...
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We know this (or suspect it) but somehow it is really hard to change behaviours even so.  What is going on?  

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Law at Work

Law at Work | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
RT @TaylorWessing: Court of Appeal confirms post-termination victimisation is covered by the Equality Act 2010 http://t.co/xBzGeB3jzY #ukem…
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Was anyone in any doubt?
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UK's “in your face” sexism - Workers' Liberty

UK's “in your face” sexismWorkers' LibertyThe approach not take into account the social and economic situation of most women.
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6 Proven Ways to Deal with a Bad Boss

6 Proven Ways to Deal with a Bad Boss | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Horrible bosses aren't just in the movies. How many times have you heard someone complain about a bad boss? Almost everyone has worked with one at some time in their careers. Type in "bad boss" on
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Is a bad boss always a bully?   Do these tips work for you?

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Putting a Face to Bullying and Abuse

Putting a Face to Bullying and Abuse | Bullying and harassment | Scoop.it
Bully in Sight: How to Predict, Resist, Challenge and Combat Workplace Bullying (Bully in Sight: How to Predict, Resist, Challenge and Combat Workplace Bullying via @pinterest http://t.co/oiJHxClKFA)...
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