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Bullying, WorkSafe and Personal Grievances

Posted by on 26 September 2018 | 0 Comments

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Recently WorkSafe announced that it will ‘typically only investigate bullying and harassment claims where there is diagnosis of serious mental harm’

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Mental Health Issues no Excuse for Bullying

Posted by on 18 September 2017 | 0 Comments

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In this case the senior employee had been in a brief relationship with a female employee. The female employee decided to end the relationship and that is when the trouble started. The senior employee was not happy about the relationship ending and started to send numerous text messages to the female, calling her repeatedly, turning up at her house and arguing with her. The female employee became fearful of the senior employee and took out a trespass notice to prevent the senior employee coming to her house. 

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Test your knowledge on bullying

Posted by on 20 August 2013 | 0 Comments

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Bullying can be described as offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse of power that undermines, humiliates or injures the recipient.  Bullying is not only unacceptable on moral grounds, but if left unchecked, it can also result in the employer breaching their obligations under the Health & Safety Act and the Employment Relations Act. And…bullying is bad for your business as it can impact on productivity through: Poor performance; Increased absence; Low morale; Loss of company reputation; Resignations and difficulty in recruiting and poor customer service and/or product quality.

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