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Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
The U.S. Workers Compensation (WC) system is supposed to pay workers injured on the job. However, WC does not give workers a level playing field with employer in America. Injured workers have to file a claim and beg for payment, going without pay during the claims review process that can take a year to complete. The system subjects employees to examination by medical professionals who work exclusively for employers, humiliating scrutiny via surveillance at their homes during private times, and judgments that are completely determined by WC Boards who serve their employer masters.
Here is how WC fails workers injured by workplace bullying.
Tags: claims, disability insurance, employee surveillance, Gary Namie, WC, workers' compensation, workplace bullying, workplace injuries
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Friday, December 14th, 2012
Year-end holiday season is a risky time for bullied targets. Terminations are common. But highly stressed workers asking their employers for solutions (e.g., get me to safety) are also exploited. Employers, through HR reps, give bad advice. Employers tell bullied employees to do one of two things: (1) file a workers compensation claim, or (2) take FMLA leave time.
Both options favor the employer and not bullied targets. There is an alternative.