Category Archives: Research

Bullying of people with autism

Some highly informative sites we have come across deal with bullying of people with disabilities, including how people with autism are particularly prone to being bullied, and why. One of those that caught our attention focuses specifically on young adults: http://autismmythbusters.com/autistics/teenagers-and-early-adults/bullying/ Many … Continue reading

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People with disabilities

A number of organisations helping people with disabilities and their carers have recently brought to our attention the bullying often suffered by those they support. We plan to highlight these issues on our sister site Stop Workplace Bullying, so please … Continue reading

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What goes around, comes around

It’s been about six months since we posted anything on this site, but not because we haven’t been busy. In fact, the opposite is the case. As far as work is concerned our writing and editing at JQA has gone really … Continue reading

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Australia’s new workplace bullying legislation

On 1st January 2014, a new law in Australia came into effect that means the Fair Work Commission (FWC) is now empowered to start hearing workplace bullying claims. The Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013 passed both houses of parliament and was assented … Continue reading

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If school bullying came to the workplace… literally

This is an interesting way to explore school bullying – it transposes the childish and adolescent behaviour to an office workplace. For those who don’t speak French, the final caption reads: “A day at work doesn’t resemble this. And a … Continue reading

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Creating Without Conflict

Alongside the stimulating discussion at BECTU Freelancers’ Fair earlier this month, Britain’s Got Bullies, a survey has been launched across five unions – BECTU, the NUJ,  the Writers’ Guild, Musicians Union and Equity – to investigate how widespread bullying is … Continue reading

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Does bullying really matter?

One of my fundamental beliefs in life has always been that people, all people, are created equal and deserve fair treatment. I am passionate about equality and justice and even though I have seen and recorded plenty of examples of … Continue reading

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