Posts Tagged ‘Sen. Katherine Clark’
Friday, July 5th, 2013
A Safe and Healthy Workplace For All by Mass State Sen. Katherine Clark, Melrose (MA) Free Press, July 4, 2013
Everyone deserves a safe and healthy workplace. Unfortunately, instances of workplace abuse and harassment are far too common, with both physical and psychological health consequences for employees.
By some estimates, more than a third of workers have experienced this type of mistreatment, and I have heard directly from many constituents about their own experiences.
As a state, our economic wellbeing depends on the success of healthy and productive employees. Workplace harassment can have serious costs for employers, including reduced employee productivity, higher turnover and absenteeism rates, and increases in medical and workers’ compensation claims.
Last week I testified before the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development on legislation I have filed to address this challenge: An Act addressing workplace bullying, mobbing, and harassment, without regard to protected class status.
Tags: David Yamada, HB 1766, Healthy Workplace Bill, Massachusetts, Sen. Katherine Clark, workplace bullying
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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
From Radio Boston, WBUR, July 2, 2013
Tags: abusive work environments, David C Yamada, HB 1766, Healthy Workplace Bill, legislation, Massachusetts, Rep Ellen Story, Sen. Katherine Clark, workplace bullying
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