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Minneapolis City Pages: Bad Bosses Beware

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Bad Bosses Beware: Minnesota whistleblower takes on issue of workplace bullying

By Jessica Lussenhop, Minneapolis City Pages, May 16, 2012

Joe Henry hated his boss so much, he would’ve preferred his old Army drill sergeant. “A drill sergeant is consistently one way,” he says. “You know you’re going to get yelled at no matter what.”

Henry, a barrel-chested man with military posture, joined the Army at age 18 and deployed with one of the first battalions to enter Iraq in March 2003. He served a seven-month tour locating weapons caches and maintaining communications lines. A fellow vet remembers Henry as a reliable soldier — steady under the sound of constant gunfire.

For Henry, it turned out wartime was easier to handle than a job in satellite TV installation.

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The Financial Toll of Workplace Bullies

Friday, May 6th, 2011

by Laura Rowley, Yahoo Finance, May 5, 2011

The bullying started with verbal and email confrontations. Paula, a public school teacher who asked her real name not be used, teaches a foreign language to middle school students. Although she had a dozen years of experience, an older colleague who taught the same language began criticizing her lesson plans and teaching style.

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USA Today: Bullying by the boss is common

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Bullying By The Boss Is Common But Hard To Fix
By Laura Petrecca, USA TODAY, Dec. 28, 2010

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NY Times: Time to review workplace reviews?

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

by Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times, May 17, 2010

After years of studying the ill effects of workplace stress, psychologists are turning their attention to its causes. Along with the usual suspects — long hours, bad bosses, office bullies — they have identified some surprising ones.

Read the article at the NY Times site.

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