Hear from leading workplace experts about the issue of bullying in 2016 by downloading the Workplace trends of 2016 [680kb] report.If you are being bullied or harassed, you should take any action you decide upon as quickly as possible.Workplace intimidation includes illegal sexual harassment and discrimination, but is not limited to illegal behavior.Such behavior is destructive to the victim and the company. Every person commits a misdemeanor, punishable with a fine or imprisonment, who wrongfully uses violence to or intimidates any other person, or his wife or children, with a view to compel him to abstain from doing, or to do, any act which he has a legal right to do, or abstain from doing.
In extreme cases, workplace intimidation can lead to suicide.
Your boss may be bullying you if he intentionally assigns you tasks that he knows you are unqualified to complete and constantly finds fault with your work.
Your co-workers may be bullying you if they give you the "silent treatment" or otherwise consistently ostracize you. Superiors, peers or even subordinates may sabotage your work to provide a pretext for disciplining you or even firing you.
He earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Bullying and harassment means any unwanted behaviour that makes someone feel intimidated, degraded, humiliated or offended.