Dealing With Workplace Bullying: How To Control The Perpetrators, Coach The Victims & Avoid Legal Pitfalls
35% of American workers have been bullied. And the most common employer reaction is to deny (25%) and discount (16%) the bullying.
When employees complain about "workplace bullying,” managers and HR are often confused about how to respond. Could this be harassment that requires a legal response? Is the employee using the term to describe a colleague who is simply annoying?
In most cases, workplace bullying is subtle and difficult to recognize. To deal with these issues effectively, managers must first differentiate true bullying from lesser forms of workplace aggravation. They should also recognize that bullying is a game that requires two players: dominators aggressively attempt to intimidate, while victims meekly comply.
Left unchecked, bullying can result in reduced productivity, increased turnover and serious legal problems. To break this unhealthy cycle, both parties need coaching on appropriate workplace relationships.
Legal Alert: Plaintiffs' lawyers are beginning to use existing causes of action to turn bullying behavior into legal claims against employers. Even more importantly, employee groups have launched legislative efforts in statehouses around the country to create a more comprehensive legal claim.
Join us to discover:
Federal legislation that makes "bullying” illegal in the workplace could open a legal can of worms that would generate thousands of new lawsuits.
- Workplace bullying: What it is & what it isn't
- How an office is different from a schoolyard
- 6 signs that you might have a bullying problem
- Bullies vs. jerks: Four specific bullying behaviors
- Understanding the dominator/victim relationship
- Abuse of power: The worst form of bullying
- Controlling the dominators: Expectations & boundaries
- Coaching the victims: Assertiveness & role models
- Using group coaching to heal fractured teams
- The problem of rogue managers & toxic executives
- How to protect yourself against current legal claims
- What you need to know about proposed anti-bullying legislation
Don't let bullying be the elephant in the room at your workplace. Join us to find out how to control the perpetrators and avoid legal pitfalls.
|Licenses / Designations / Educational Credits:||PACE|
All US States: 1.5
All Canadian Provinces: 1.5
|About The Provider:
||The HR Specialist family of products helps HR professionals quickly resolve their daily challenges. From state-specific employment law to compensation and benefits, our experts give you the HR advice you need to know.
Whether you're new to HR or an experienced pro - a department of one or 10 - you can trust the practical, plain-English advice from HR Specialist. We'll save you time and headaches by focusing on what you need to know, when you need to know it. That makes you the HR expert your company can rely on and gets you the recognition you deserve.
||Contact Us For More Information
||Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
|Keywords For This Course:|
bullying, harassment, discipline, HR, ADA
|Currently Scheduled Dates For This Webcast|
|Dealing With Workplace Bullying: How To Control The Perpetrators, Coach The Victims & Avoid Legal Pitfalls||CD/On-Demand||$197.00||
How To Keep HR From Being The Employee Complaint Department
Reasonable Or Unreasonable Accommodation? How To Identify Disabilities And Handle Employee Issues - Without Violating The ADA
Workers′ Comp 101: The Whats, Whens, And Whys
Internal Investigations Certificate Program
Certificate Program For HR Generalists
Service Animals In The Workplace: What You Need To Know
Multi-State Payroll Tax Compliance
Visa (Non-Immigration) For Payroll Professionals
IRS Rules For Travel Pay
How To Get Your Managers To Cooperate With HR
How To Avoid Wrongful Termination Claims
Form I-9: Understanding The Anti-Discrimination Provisions Of The Law
Certificate Program In FMLA &ADA Compliance
Dealing with Difficult People
How To Communicate With Tact And Professionalism
Dress Code Policy Do′s and Don′ts