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Wisconsin is 12th state to introduce the anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill in 2011

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

The official tally of versions of the Healthy Workplace Bill introduced in 2011 is 18 with 12 current states. Rep. Kelda Roys and 10 co-sponsors are responsible for AB 394 and Sen. Spencer Coggs introduced SB 277. Thanks to the Wisconsin Healthy Workplace Advocates for working in that wonderful state currently held hostage by a crazy governor and assembly. Visit the WI State Page at the website for the Healthy Workplace Bill to find who to thank and encourage.

While at the HWB website, click on the NY State page to see that Assembly bill A 4258 has 74 sponsors!!!

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Wisconsin Rep. Roys introduces the Healthy Workplace Bill

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Rep. Kelda Roys

Out of Madison, WI comes positive legislative news! State Rep. Kelda Roys (D-Madison) and Sen. Spencer Coggs circulated the anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill today (Oct. 17) during Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week.

“Bullying is too common a problem in Wisconsin workplaces,” said Rep. Roys. “Workplace bullying significantly impairs workforce productivity and health. I am introducing the Healthy Workplace Bill this session to provide workers reasonable protections.”

Contact Rep. Roys, Wisconsin Assembly (608) 266-5340.

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Freedom Week: The Time to Break Silence About Workplace Bullying

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Bullying at work is a dirty little secret. Though it occurs with epidemic frequency (experienced by 35% of all adult Americans), it is a silent epidemic because it is too rarely discussed. Why the silence?

- personal shame by targets (who would brag about being humiliated?)
- coworkers frozen by bullies into not helping their bullied colleagues
- executives covering up for bullies they sponsor/support
- bullying is the American style of managing

Over time, fear paralyzes us all. Overcoming the inertia of inaction is difficult. We know.

But the most successful personal change plans are the ones triggered by events that suggest karma is working — a sign from above, a coincidental omen. That event becomes the excuse, the rationale, for doing something out of the ordinary.

WBI’s Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week is the reason to change how you are dealing with your bullying situation.
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Amazing Wisconsin woman from Mazo

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Monica Walker is the state coordinator for the Healthy Workplace Bill, which would require employers in Wisconsin to create and enforce anti-bullying policies. Walker said fighting abuse in the workplace became her mission after she herself suffered bullying at work.

Meet the WI Healthy Workplace Advocates State Coordinator, Monica Walker. “bully fighter” from Mazomanie, WI. In 2010, she championed AB 894 sponsored by Rep. Kelda Roys. You, too can become a Coordinator. Visit the Healthy Workplace Bill Legislative Campaign website, see if your state has a Coordinator. If so, sign up to help her or him. If not, read what it takes and speak with Dr. Namie. Join the elite network of volunteer Coordinators changing the legal landscape of America on behalf of workers exposed unnecessarily to health-harming, abusive mistreatment (workplace bullying).

Read the original article in the Wisconsin State Journal, April 17 by Dee J. Hall

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