Women’s Rights in the Workplace – Bullying – 05/19/14

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Are you suffering from severe workplace bullying?  Join Jack Tuckner and Deborah O’Rell as they visit with Professor David Yamada, a tenured Professor of Law and Founding Director of the New Workplace Institute at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  Professor Yamada is an internationally recognized authority on the legal aspects of workplace bullying (http://newworkplace.wordpress.com), and he is author of model anti-bullying legislation dubbed the Healthy Workplace Bill, that has become the template for law reform efforts across the country.  Learn what bullying is, who’s doing it, who’s targeted, and what you can do about!


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