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Sep 06 2013

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Code of Silence is a Challenge When Employers Address Workplace Bullying

By Jennifer Cerven

While a certain amount of levity in the workplace can promote collegiality and teamwork, if employees’ playful banter crosses the line into relentless taunting and bullying, morale can suffer and the risk of lawsuits can increase. Yet employers may find it difficult to uncover and eradicate bullying because employees are afraid to speak up.

The immense pressure for victims to remain silent is illustrated in a recent Chicago Tribune article that gave prominent attention to the subject of workplace bullying. The news report described in detail how employees of a Chicago suburb routinely engaged in taunting one another, with one incident that allegedly involved a physical assault.

Read the entire article on: National Law Review

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