download (2)‘Six in 10 witness workplace bullying’, claims survey

In a survey of 2,000 workers, 37% said they had been bullied while another 21% said they had seen bullying being inflicted on a workmate.

Tight deadlines, personality clashes and office politics often caused tensions to run high but just 48% of workers said they did anything about the bullying, according to the survey commissioned by employment law specialists Slater and Gordon.

In fact, 10% feared they would lose their job if they complained, while 23% did not think it was their responsibility to say anything. IN addition, 33% of workers said they felt too awkward to speak out about the bullying while 26% said it as part of the culture of where they worked.

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August 21, 2015 in Marketing, News, Recruitment