By: Uma Chandrasekaran

You don’t have to be a football fan to have heard about the recent bullying scandal involving the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. On October 28, the Dolphins’ offensive tackle Jonathan Martin left the team amid press reports that he was being bullied by team members.  Less than a week later, the Dolphins announced in a press release that
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By Uma Chandrasekaran

Employees are increasingly bringing the playground into the boardroom.  The Society for Human Resources Management’s 2011 survey found that 51% of employers had incidents of bullying in the workplace.  A growing number of states have taken notice of this concerning trend.   Since 2003, 25 states have considered Healthy Workplace Bills that would let employees sue for workplace
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