Sadly, bullying, harassment, and intimidation occur in the workplace on a regular basis. Join BTS in the campaign to Stop Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation.
Together we can help stop this kind of behavior in the workplace. Together, we can improve both psychological and physical safety, and encourage a more respectful and supportive workplace.
What is step number one? AWARENESS
Download this poster and place it in a location where people will see it. It will help people understand the power and impact of their words and actions. Encourage them to use the QR code to find out more.
Bullying is the responsibility of the bully, not something wrong with you. It is a form of behavior in which the instigator intentionally and often repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying takes many forms including verbal, psychological, physical, cyber, prejudicial, relational, sexual, or more subtle actions, like coercive control. Learn what you can do to fight bullying and protect yourself.
Bullying exists in environments and cultures that tolerate it. As bystanders we might not identify any responsibility to intervene, especially if no one else takes action. Remember: preventing and stopping workplace bullying starts with each of us. If you witness bullying behaviors, here are five actions you can choose from to safely intervene:
Empower individuals by downloading and distributing this brochure. The information will help people Be Informed, Be Aware, Show Support, and Take Action. Encourage your teams to share it with others.
Wondering how to identify, investigate, resolve and provide support? Download our sample policy, it’s a great starting point for writing your own workplace policy.
People engage in bullying behavior for a variety of reasons. Awareness of these factors can help recognize bullying behavior in ourselves, others, and the environments and cultures where we live and work.