It soon may be a crime in Massachusetts to “bully” a coworker.
The proposed law would criminalize workplace conduct including:
- yelling, shouting, screaming
- the silent treatment
- excessively harsh criticism
- unreasonably heavy work demands
Oh, the misery.
Source: Michael W. Fox, “Giving Aid to the Enemy: The Healthy Workplace Act Explained,” Jottings by an Employer’s Lawyer, October 7, 2011