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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »