Bullying is a worldwide problem and the most recent guidance comes from Ireland. Their new 54 page Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work is valuable for any employer seeking clarification on what constitutes bullying and how to deal with it.
Whether it involves derogatory comments, relentless intimidation or outright threats, bullying has no place in society or the workplace. However, each year large numbers of workers’ compensation claims, sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits are brought against employers in all jurisdictions. The hidden costs of this are staggering.
This second post in the Banishing the Bully series, about Spotting Bullying Behavioral Patterns, is based on a course taught by our co-Managing Partner, Jeff Adelson, focused on confronting the hidden threat of workplace bullying in the hospitality sector.
Recognize bullying before it hurts. What is Workplace Bullying, and how do you confront this hidden threat, particularly in the hospitality sector? This post is first in a series based on a course taught by Jeffrey Adelson.