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Bullying In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 18, 2020 10:09:00 AM

Bullying in the workplace has been been frequently highlighted in the media recently, especially by HR management experts. But too many employers are still unaware.


In the state of California, actions that constitute "unlawful workplace bullying" occur when an individual directs negative, inappropriate, or unwanted conduct or speech towards a worker based on certain protected characteristics of that worker.

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Topics: harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment, workplace bullying, employee retention

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace And Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 1, 2019 6:45:00 PM

No one who hears or reads the news is unaware of the problem of sexual harassment. However, many businesses are not prepared for the consequences of it.


The bottom line is that harassment is prevalent in the workplace, including sexual harassment, and it can be costly for employers.  In 2017 alone, the U.S. Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recovered almost $71 million for victims of harassment in the workplace. Much of the fines, settlements and legal fees are paid by employers.

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Topics: labor law compliance, harassment, sexual harassment, workplace bullying, EEOC

Employers Need A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 29, 2019 6:35:00 PM

Employers have an obligation to safeguard their employees and to provide a workplace that is free of hazards likely to cause serious physical harm.


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Topics: workplace violence, workplace bullying, Cal/OSHA, OSHA, workplace safety

Be Clear On Workplace Violence Policies

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 21, 2019 3:39:28 PM

California employers should monitor early warning signs in order to curb workplace threats of violence before they occur.


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Topics: workplace violence, company culture, workplace bullying, Cal/OSHA, OSHA

HR Management And Workplace Violence

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 19, 2019 9:57:39 AM

According to OSHA, about two million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year. And it is a growing concern for employers and employees nationwide.


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Topics: workplace violence, workplace bullying, injury claims, OSHA, workplace safety

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