Workplace Bullying: "Discrimination, Harassment, Workers Comp and Disability Claims".
Updated: Aug 4
We believe the genesis of many employment practices liability, workers comp, disability and even discrimination and harassment claims is in workplace abuse aka workplace bullying. Bullying is a safety and a cost issue and that cost can be measured.
Follow us here to read more about how bad employee conduct resulting in workplace stress is stealing from the bottom line and what can be done about it. There are important roles to play for the C-Suite, risk managers, legal and HR as Drs. Gary and Ruth Namie so eloquently reveal in their 2011 book, The Bully-Free Workplace: Stop Jerks, Weasels, and Snakes From Killing Your Organization.
Our focus is on management of the psychological risks of work from an executive and insurance perspective.
Subsequent posts will highlight the research that shows the impact of workplace abuse on the bottom line and how risk managers and legal are uniquely positioned to get to the root of the problem. Please comment or send us your feedback and ideas on the role of the insurance manager in reducing complaints, claims and lawsuits that result from workplace abuse.
Be civil and stay tuned!