October 11th, 2012

WBI Showcases Support for Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week at the National Press Club

When: Monday October 15, 10-11 am
Where: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
What: Commemoration of WBI’s Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week

Who: An all-star lineup of support from a diverse range of organizations and national leaders.

Special Guests

Mary Kay Henry
International President
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Under Henry’s leadership, SEIU members are linking arms and forming historic partnerships in their communities to confront income inequality, to shine a light on the wealthy and corporations failing to pay their fair share in taxes, and to hold politicians accountable to working people.

Hilary O. Shelton
Director, Washington Bureau, NAACP
Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Policy

The job of the NAACP Washington Bureau includes the promotion and protection of civil rights, securing a fair and equal criminal justice system, ensuring high quality educational opportunities for all Americans, a fair labor environment, and securing affordable adequate housing and health care for all Americans. The NAACP passed a national resolution in 2009 supporting the WBI-sponsored anti-bullying legislation in states, the Healthy Workplace Bill.

David J. Holway
National President
National Association of Government Employees (NAGE)

For 45 years, NAGE has honored its commitment to protecting the rights of working women and men and improving the working conditions of members and their families, including Massachusetts professionals, police, EMTs & Paramedics. Support from NAGE drives past and future HWB success for Massachusetts state workers.

Charletta McNeill
President Local 32, OPM, Washington, DC
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

AFGE has long been friends with WBI. The original AFGE anti-bullying champion was connected Carol Fehner, retired but still active AFGE activist and California State Co-Coordinator for the Healthy Workplace Bill.

Gary Namie, PhD
Workplace Bullying Institute
National Healthy Workplace Campaign

With Dr. Ruth Namie, founder of WBI and author of the books The Bully-Free Workplace and The Bully At Work

Presenting WBI Affiliates

Greg Sorozan, Massachusetts State Coordinator, HWB

NAGE: National Vice President, President Local 282

Jane Bethel, Virginia State Coordinator, HWB

NAGE: National Executive Board, President Local 200

Lana Cooke, West Virginia State Coordinator, HWB

West Virginia University (Ret.)

Neil Dias, Advocate for HWB


Susan Rae Baker

Life & Business Coach


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