37. Bullying, Hostility & Violence

"If they don't think they can destroy your spirit,
the chances are greater they won't attack you again."
Rudy Giuliani

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i. The Bully Boss

  1. NL 1: 12 Ideas for Dealing With The “Boss from Hell”
  2. NL 2: Being Bully-Boss’ed? – The 57 Signs . . . Is It Happening to You?
  3. NL 3: Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”
  4. NL 4: Your Complaint Labeled “Baseless”? Consider an “Investigation Push Back Letter”
  5. QA 1: “After a Complaint, the Employer’s Legal Duties to Separate and Protect.”
  6. QA 2: “Bully Boss is an elected official; any ideas?”
  7. QA 3: “Can ‘involuntary resignation’ be used in an ‘at will’ state (for a bully boss)?”
  8. QA 4: “How do I resign while on FMLA leave (especially with a bully boss)?”
  9. QA 5: “How should I report a sadistic manager / bully boss?”
  10. QA 6: “Personality Clash with my Boss – What can I do?”
  11. QA 7: “What if my Bully Boss is a sole practitioner Physician?”
  12. QA 8: “Toxic boss and environment caused us all to quit. Now what do we do?”
  13. QA 9: Don’t worry about a bully boss’s “sensitivity.”

ii. Other Bullies

  1. QA 1: “What can I do if the HR person is the bully?”
  2. QA 2: “What do you think of zero tolerance for Bully Bosses?”
  3. QA 3: “How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”
  4. QA 4: “My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ Any ideas?”

iii. Hostility/Bullying in General

  1. NL 1: Being Bully-Boss’ed? – The 57 Signs . . . Is It Happening to You?
  2. NL 2: Involuntary Resignation – Standing Up, Not Giving Up, to an Intolerable Situation at Work
  3. NL 3: New Manager? – Big Risks Ahead! Eight Signs to Watch Out For
  4. NL 4: Should I Report THIS to HR? – 11 Pro’s and Con’s
  5. NL 5: “Need a Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note for Work?”
  6. QA 1: “18 non-volatile reasons to offer a bully boss when resigning”
  7. QA 2: “Bully Boss gave me a PIP; what now?”
  8. QA 3: “I fear the consequences of filing a complaint; any suggestions?”
  9. QA 4: “In Ireland, can employees sue their employer for bullying?”
  10. QA 5: “What constitutes a ‘hostile work environment’?”
  11. QA 6: “What is the best course of action to stop bullying and hostility?”
  12. QA 7: “What is the best way to get out of a bad employment relation?”
  13. QA 8: “Harassed and Going Crazy – What Can I Do?”
  14. QA 9: “I’ve suffered an Emotional Injury from a Hostile Environment at Work. Do I have any Recourse?”

iv. Violence

  1. QA 1: “I fear workplace violence; what should I do?”
  2. QA 2: “My HR Director gave a company ID to her husband, a sex offender. Your thoughts?”
  3. QA 3: “I experienced workplace violence, left early, and was suspended for it. Were my rights violated?”
  4. QA 4: “I resigned for fear of my boss; can I withdraw it?”
  5. QA 5: I fear workplace violence, but also getting fired if I complain. Suggestions?

“If you live your life the right way,
your later years will not be a winter,
but rather a harvest.”

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