October is National Bullying Awareness Month, and on October 19 the National Workplace Bullying Coalition will host an online conference. http://www.workplacebullyingcoalition.org/ I have been invited to speak on the role of advocacy and legislation, and will give an update on the work of the Massachusetts Commission on Bullying and the impact of advocacy by the Stop Bullying Coalition.
Landlords and managers of residential developments may want to consider attending this innovative forum as a way to improve workplace relations. Their employees who enjoy a bully-free workplace are likely going to know how important it is to encourage a bully-free environment in the residential situations that they offer and oversee.
SURVIVING AND THRIVING: Tools to Eliminate Incivility, Workplace Bullying, Harassment, Violence and Other Bad Behaviors That Ruin Your Workplace
Leading Experts Share Tools to Eliminate Incivility, Workplace Bullying, Harassment, Violence and Other Bad Behaviors That Ruin Your Workplace.
The speakers include psychologists, professors, consultants, authors, and even one lawyer, and one global director of employee relations for an international Fortune 500 company. Anyone interested in the topic can join up and share perspectives; there is a fee. http://www.workplacebullyingcoalition.org/
Disclosure: Catherine Mattice, the President of the National Workplace Bullying Coalition, has impressed me by her enthusiasm and dedication to doing education and training in the workplace, and by her efforts to spread the word and share her ideas freely.