Posts Tagged ‘Australian laws’
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Workplace Bullying Litigation – A Nasty War of Attrition
By Luke Williams, July 27, 2012, Australian Broadcast Corp (ABC, The Drum)
What’s worse than being bullied in your workplace? Making a complaint about it.
Countless victims say that when they make bullying complaints internally, their employer has a tendency to take sides; either ignoring, suppressing or over-reacting to their complaints.
Employer responses to allegations of workplace bullying often become an extension of the bullying culture – exacerbating the cruel, calculating and costly behaviour which created the very problem to begin with.