Posts Tagged ‘NY Senate’

WBI Healthy Workplace Bills target workplace bullying

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

“New laws target workplace bullying” by Adam Cohen, Time magazine, July 21, 2010

There are some very important things they don’t tell you on career day. Chief among them is that there is a good chance that at some point during your working adult life you will have an abusive boss — the kind who uses his or her authority to torment subordinates. Bullying bosses scream, often with the goal of humiliating. They write up false evaluations to put good workers’ jobs at risk. Some are serial bullies, targeting one worker and, when he or she is gone, moving on to their next victim.


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NY Senate Healthy Workplace Bill press summary

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Updated June 2

The NY Senate passed S 1823B on May 12. Since then, there has been a flurry of opposition in the media, all by corporate apologists and chicken-little lawyers. Just to set the record straight.  WBI addresses the distortions with links to the original articles. (more…)

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Thursday, May 13th, 2010

New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chairman of the Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities today secured Senate passage of his landmark legislation (S.1823-B) which establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment. The May 12 Senate floor vote was 45 in favor, 16 against, 1 abstention.


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