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Workplace Bullying: Happens More Than You Think

6:21 PM, Aug 30, 2013   |    comments
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More than 30% of the U.S. workforce report being bullied at work.

According to the workplace bullying institute, bullying is four times more common than either sexual harassment or racial discrimination on the job.

Have you experienced: incivility, disrespect, difficult people, personality conflict? If so, then you've probably been bullie. Typically men target men and women target women.

  • 60% of on-the-job bullies are men
  • 25 states have introduced workplace bullying legislation - N.C. is not one of those states
  • the head of the local human relations organization says HR managers are seeing more and more companies expanding their policies to prohibit bullying  
If you feel you are being bullied, you should report it. Look at the company policy to see who you should report it to.

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