Bullying in the workplace is more common than we’d like to assume. Whether it’s relations between managers and employees or between co-workers, the risk is very real. In most cases, employee education is more than half the challenge. Employers need to take steps to minimize the risk and prevent the possibility of bullying. This effort generally involves the proper use of an employee handbook, procedures, and training.
Read a brief post entitled, “Is Workplace Bullying Harassment?” (below) to learn more about this risk. For more HR compliance questions, contact us at QTS Payroll.
Nearly half of American adults have reported experiencing workplace bullying. As a result, many states now classify bullying as “abusive conduct.”