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Can My Boss Do That?

Can My Boss Do That?

Questions you've likely considered

Maybe you've witness your boss do something that seems unfair to you or a co-worker, and wondered, "Can they really do that?" Read More »

Help! My Boss Is An Abusive Jerk

Help! My Boss Is An Abusive Jerk

AOL reader questions asked and answered about boss problems

If your boss is abusive, do you have any options? While workplace bullying isn't illegal, you may have some legal claims if you're in a hostile work environment Read More »

7 Ways To Protect Yourself If Your Boss Is a Bully

7 Ways To Protect Yourself If Your Boss Is a Bully

Steps you can take to stop being a victim of workplace bullying

Is your boss a bully? While workplace bullying isn't illegal, you can take steps to protect yourself and not be a victim. Read More »

5 Ways Your Workplace Bully May Be Breaking The Law

5 Ways Your Workplace Bully May Be Breaking The Law

'Used and abused' asks what a small staff can do

While workplace bullying is not illegal, bullies may cross the line into illegal behavior. Here are five ways your workplace bully might be breaking the law. Read More »

12 Signs You are Working in a Toxic Office

12 Signs You are Working in a Toxic Office

How dysfunctional is your workplace?

Here are the signs that you work in an office with poor work culture and need to leave. Read More »

County Worker Jedd Bogenschutz Forced To Publicly Apologize For Racist, Bullying Email

County Worker Jedd Bogenschutz Forced To Publicly Apologize For Racist, Bullying Email

Linnaea Mendoza was trying to raise financing for her family's new salsa business online, when she received an irate email, including threats and a racial slur, from a Salt Lake County employee, reported local station KTVX-TV. The government worker will be keeping his job, but he was forced to make a public... Read More »

Survey: Bullies Are Overtaking The Workplace

Survey: Bullies Are Overtaking The Workplace

By Debra Auerbach Most workers, even those who love their jobs, would probably say their job has caused them stress at some point. Throw in job insecurity, an increased workload and intensified pressure to perform, and stress levels can hit the roof. While some workers release stress in positive, healthy ways,... Read More »

Exec Tells Off Chick-Fil-A Worker, Then Promptly Gets Fired For It

Exec Tells Off Chick-Fil-A Worker, Then Promptly Gets Fired For It

By Kim Bhasin Adam Smith, a CFO and treasurer of medical supplies manufacturer Vante, caused quite a stir this week when he put up a video of himself bullying a Chick-fil-A drive-thru employee in Tucson on YouTube. Smith berates the worker about her company in the video, which was initially titled "Reduce... Read More »

U.S. Nuclear Safety Agency Chief, Accused Of Being A Bully, Resigns

U.S. Nuclear Safety Agency Chief, Accused Of Being A Bully, Resigns

By Ray Henry and Matthew Daly The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday that he is resigning amid accusations by fellow commissioners that he acted like a bully. NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko said in a written statement that it was the right time to step down, adding that he hoped his... Read More »

How To Outsmart A Workplace Bully

How To Outsmart A Workplace Bully

By Donna Fuscaldo Bullying doesn't end on the playground. Workplace bullying is more common than you might think. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, 35 percent of all adults in the U.S. experienced bullying at work in 2010. While bullies in elementary school and high school prey on perceived... Read More »

Have You Experienced Violence In The Workplace?

Have You Experienced Violence In The Workplace?

By Debra Auerbach The idea of workplace violence is frightening, but it's one of those situations where someone might think, "It won't ever happen to me." Yet a new survey reveals some startling statistics about the prevalence of violence, or intent of violence, in the workplace. Read More »

Are You Bullied at Work? You're Not Alone

Are You Bullied at Work? You're Not Alone

And you thought you would be done with bullying forever once you got out of school. Don't be so sure. A new study from CareerBuilder shows that more than a quarter of all employees (27 percent) report they have felt bullied in the workplace, and -- get this -- the majority never confront nor report the... Read More »

Students Bully Teachers

Students Bully Teachers

Teachers in Bakersfield, Calif., report being scared to go to work. They have been shoved around, cursed at and had eggs thrown at them. Students are reportedly bringing and using drugs, bombs, alcohol and weapons on campus. Many teachers in the district say they are afraid to go to school each day, and... Read More »

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