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2014-06-04 08:39:45

Women Affected More than Men; Sexual Harassment Is Most Common WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 50% of Americans under the age of 35 have been bullied, harassed or threatened online, or know somebody who has, according to a new poll published today exposing the ugly underbelly of social media. Women are targeted more often than men, and Facebook is by far the most common forum for such harassment. The poll, released by Rad Campaign, Lincoln Park Strategies and Craig...

Ostracism Is Worse Than Bullying In The Workplace
2014-05-30 03:31:55

The University of British Columbia Being ignored at work is worse for physical and mental well-being than harassment or bullying, says a new study from the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. Researchers found that while most consider ostracism less harmful than bullying, feeling excluded is significantly more likely to lead to job dissatisfaction, quitting and health problems. “We’ve been taught that ignoring someone is socially preferable–if you...

2014-05-22 10:14:37

Michigan State University Cyberbullying isn’t just a problem in middle class and affluent areas. Teenagers in poor, high-crime neighborhoods also experience online bullying, finds new research led by a Michigan State University criminologist. The study suggests the “digital divide” – the gap between people with access to online technologies and those without – may be nonexistent, at least when it comes to cyberbullying, said Thomas J. Holt, MSU associate professor of criminal...

2014-05-02 23:08:44

To assist with Supervisor and Worker training, Ultima has developed a detailed online Bullying and Harassment course that is applicable to Employer, Supervisors and Workers. Richmond, British Columbia (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Ultima Medical Services Inc. is very pleased to announce that we have launched both an English and French language version of our Bullying and Harassment online training course. At the request of numerous employers, Ultima is now able to offer our online training course...

2014-04-28 23:02:19

Harassed at Work, the Top Signs Published Today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/how-to-tell-the-signs-you-are-harassed-at-work/. London, UK (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 How can someone know without a shadow of a doubt whether they are being harassed at work or not? NoBullying releases today the guide to the top signs someone is harassed at work. In fact harassment covers a large area that one might not be aware of. While sexual harassment is one aspect of harassment, so is bullying. The...

2014-03-18 23:01:42

NoBullying.com, releases today the ultimate guide on 5 Signs You Are Being Stalked http://nobullying.com/top-5-signs-you-are-being-stalked/. London, UK (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Stalking is far from harmless. There are many cases where “harmless” stalking escalated into bodily harm or even death for the victim. No one really knows the reason stalkers behave the way they do. What they do know, however, is that these types of people are unpredictable and you never know when they're...

2014-03-13 23:00:43

NoBullying.com, releases today the ultimate guide to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: http://nobullying.com/sexual-harassment-in-the-workplace/. London, UK (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal and not tolerated. Even though this is widely known throughout corporate America and all over the world, sexual harassment in the work place is still a problem. All too often, people undergo the stress of dealing with someone’s harassment because they don’t...

2014-02-27 04:21:45

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when reports of cyberbullying among children are prevalent, a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, says nearly one out of twelve parents report their child has been a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves threatening, harassing, hateful, hostile or reputation-damaging messages or photos that are sent though text messages, social networks and emails. According to FindLaw.com, seven...

2013-10-31 23:37:48

Succeed Management Solutions now offers a Sexual Harassment online training course that satisfies the rigorous training compliance standards established by California’s AB 1825, and is appropriate nation-wide for organizations who want to efficiently and effectively educate their workforce on anti-discrimination best practices. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Workplace sexual harassment recognition and prevention is an important issue facing organizations today. Companies are responsible for...

2013-10-23 23:27:45

i-Sight Software is offering a free training webinar on Investigating Sexual Harassment. The webinar will be presented on Thursday, October 31st at 2pm EST, by employment attorney Allison West, Esq., SPHR, investigator, trainer and founder of Employment Practices Specialists. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 A sexual harassment lawsuit can cost a company millions, so it's important for human resources professionals to know how to handle this type of workplace misconduct. To help...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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