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Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Workplace bullying - G&B Lawyers

What is bullying in the workplace?
Bullying is the "repeated & unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or group of workers that creates a rick to health & safety".

Health & safety may also include the psychological health of the worker. 

It can also be intentional or unintentional and by done through social media (Facebook, Twitter etc).

Examples of workplace bullying can include:
  • abusive / insulting / offensive language and / or comments;
  • unjustified criticism or complaints;
  • spreading misinformation or rumors;
  • unreasonable timelines / deadlines;
  • tasks that are unreasonably below or beyond the skill set of the workers;
  • deliberately changing rosters / leave; and
  • deliberately excluding someone from workplace activities.

If you are suffered from workplace bullying and think you may have a claim, contact the team at G&B Lawyers.

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Mail: GPO Box 1849, Sydney, NSW 2001

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