Workplace dating laws
I think the following guidance, adapted from Violence in the Workplace Prevention Guide, published in 2001 by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS), is worth a look whether you are a Federal manager, supervisor, or non-supervisory employee. Bullying is usually seen as acts or verbal comments that could ‘mentally’ hurt or isolate a person in the workplace.Sometimes, bullying can involve negative physical contact as well.She was so traumatized by the tormenting that she dropped out of school and is now pursuing independent study; the young woman “suffers so much that she could not be interviewed” for the article.Sisters Emily and Sarah Buder, appalled by the news, wrote letters to the girl and asked friends to do so as well.Accordingly, I maintain that it is in management’s interest to maintain a respectful work environment and not to tolerate any bullying behavior. This article may not be reproduced without express written consent from Steve Oppermann.
Some state workers are entitled to a few days per year of paid family or personal leave due to the illness or death of a family member.Management commitment is best communicated in a written policy.