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Holiday Deals from WBI: Univ & DVD discounts

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Discounts for Holiday sales. Act before midnight Friday Dec. 26.

DVD for employers: Workplace Bullying & Abusive Conduct: The Other Harassment

New for 2014. Dr. Gary Namie explains the essentials in a 20 min. production.
Streamable for online delivery or for in-person viewing.

Was $499. Only $399 until midnight Dec. 26. Order today.

Watch the preview.


Workplace Bullying University®

The only immersive training for professionals in all aspects of workplace bullying/abusive conduct offered in the U.S. and Canada. Three full days with Drs. Gary & Ruth Namie. Train the trainer for unions and organizations. Diversify a consultant’s portfolio. Specialize in the topic for mental health clients. Choose a new career path for entrepreneurs.

Jan. 16-18 in Bellingham, Washington
Jan. 23-25 in Houston, Texas

Regular tuition: $3,100. $2,600 if deposit paid before Dec. 26 ($2,500 if prepaid in full by Dec. 26). Register today.

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ABA Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Los Angeles: Bullying on Nov. 6

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

A workshop “Eliminating Bullying and Incivility: Training the Trainer” on Thursday Nov 6 is part of the 8th Annual ABA Labor & Employment Law Conference in Los Angeles.

The session: 2:15-3:30 pm in rooms Platinum H-J, JW Marriott Hotel

Bullying and incivility in the workplace raise concerns that go beyond whether the behavior is illegal, and affect all aspects of the working environment. This program features an expert in anti-bullying training and is designed to provide practical, hands-on training to participants such that they will be able to train others in the workplace.

MODERATOR:
Monique Gougisha Doucette, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.,
New Orleans, LA

SPEAKERS:
Luanne M. Peterpaul, Gluck Waltrath, LLP, Red Bank, NJ

Gary Namie, PhD, The Workplace Bullying Institute, Bellingham, WA

The Conference Program.

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Ruth & Gary Namie join Las Vegas City Hall rally during Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

On Monday Oct. 20 Noon to 3 pm.
Nevada State Coordinator Kassina McClary leads a rally
in front of Las Vegas City Hall
495 S. Main St., Las Vegas

Join us for this local celebration of Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week.

The event will include testimony by bullied individuals and education about the WBI anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill to be introduced in 2015 in the Nevada State Legislature.

Also attending and speaking will be Drs. Ruth and Gary Namie, founders of the Workplace Bullying Institute and leaders of the U.S. Workplace Bullying movement and campaign to enact state laws in the U.S. Come meet them in person. They are scheduled for 1:30 pm.

The Namies are authors of The Bully At Work (the book for bullied individuals) and The Bully-Free Workplace (the book for employers). Visit the extensive WBI YouTube channel for hundreds of bullying-related videos.

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Adult & Workplace Bullying conference: Broward Crime Commission, July 24

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Register Here (Program appears here for review)

Host organization: Broward Crime Commission, James DePelisi, President

The Workplace Bullying Institute is a proud participant

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Sports Lawyers to learn about workplace bullying

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Sports Lawyers Association 40th Conference 2014 ChicagoThis week, the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) hosts its 40th annual conference in Chicago. Attendees include attorneys associated with all major professional sports leagues, universities and agents for pro athletes.

Presenting details about the Jonathan Martin/Miami Dolphins bullying case are Wm. David Cornwell, Sr., Gordon & Rees, LLP and Dr. Gary Namie, Director, Workplace Bullying Institute. Both Mr. Cornwell and Dr. Namie were retained to assist Mr. Martin. The NFL investigation, conducted by attorney Ted Wells and its report released on Feb. 14, 2014, incorporated facts about workplace bullying conveyed to Mr. Wells by Dr. Namie.

This is a challenging time for professional sports. All are reacting to racism and off-field abusive conduct.

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Follow the full NFL story from the start in the Category list in the sidebar: NFL: Jonathan Martin Read the NFL investigation report.

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Update: WBI Campaign for 2014 U.S. Survey

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Nov. 25 UPDATE: We are 40% of the way toward our goal — 65 donors — 49 days remain

Our last national survey on workplace bullying was done in 2010. The WBI is currently seeking donations to fund a new 2014 U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey. The goal is modest (you can give a small amount and still make it happen).

Visit the WBI campaign on Indiegogo for details!

Please help

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2013 Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week: Oct. 20-26

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Breaking the Silence about this Hidden Epidemic

Freedom From Bullies WeekAnnouncing the 2013 Workplace Bullying Institute Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week — October 20-26. Created to be a special time to try something different to stop workplace bullying for bullied targets, coworkers, family members, supervisors, managers, HR, executives, lawmakers, cities, counties and communities. Read our suggestions for activities.

Watch videos from the 2012 Washington DC event featuring union officials. Read the proclamations from cities and counties.

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Matt Spencer book: Bad school boards exploit children

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

WBI colleague Dr. Matt Spencer has written his first book. He’s applied his 32 years experience as a Superintendent, Associate Superintendent, teacher and coach in public schools to expose the problem of School Boards run amok. Here’s a description.

Exploiting Children: School Board Members Who Cross the Line
By Matthew Spencer, Ed.D.
Published Sept. 22, 2013 by Rowman & Littlefeld

From the Foreword

Hold onto your hats, dear reader. This book is not for the faint of heart. Defenders of the status quo will be rattled. Similarly offended will be the apologists for scheming citizens who occupy seats on local school boards merely to have a pulpit for propagating their mix of anti-public school ideology and a naked desire for personal aggrandizement.

This book comes from the heart of a man with an indefatigable commitment to educating children. He has worked in districts that became the hell he describes in these pages. Authenticity and integrity leap off of every page.

Description

America’s citizens want children to receive a high-quality education in clean, orderly and safe schools staffed with quality teachers, support staff and courageous educational leaders. In many communities, such a school experience is something the students will never have.

Why? One or more members of the governing board desire to use their elected position for personal gain. They are Exploiters. Some desire to exploit a little. Others crave total domination of the school system and become the petty tyrants of education.

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Join WBI on Texas Public Radio Wed 3 pm central

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Host Paul Flahive, The Source, on Texas Public Radio, discusses Workplace Bullying with Dr. Gary Namie, Director, WBI, on Wed. Aug. 21 at 3 pm, central time.

Call-in number: 210-614-8980

Listen on-line or on the dial at KSTX-FM 89.1, San Antonio

Tweet questions to: @tprsource

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Workplace Bullying Institute joins San Francisco LaborFest 2013

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

San Francisco LaborFest 2013
Workplace Bullying, Health and Safety

Saturday July 27 11:00 – 4:00 PM (Free)
ILWU Local 34 Hall
801 2nd St. next to AT&T Stadium, San Francisco

Registration Requested: Call 415-282-1908 or e-mail to laborfest@laborfest.net

Presenters:
Dr. Gary Namie, Director, WBI
Carrie Clark, California Healthy Workplace Advocates
Greg Sorozan, Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Advocates, NAGE-SEIU Natl VP
Stacie Plummer, City Of Richmond Library Worker
IFPTE Local 21 Steward
Brenda Barros, SEIU Local 1021 San Francisco General Hospital
Dr. Derek Kerr, SF General Hospital whistleblower
Dr. Larry Rose, former Director of the Cal Osha Medical Unit
Kathleen Carroll, attorney

Sponsors: Stop Workplace Bullying Group SWBG
Injured Workers National Network, IWNN
Grupo Presente
California Healthy Workplace Advocates

For information contact IWNN at (415) 282-1908.

There will be live streaming of this event on the internet. Watch this blog for details.

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