The Bully and the Bottom Line

2014 Employment Law and Legislative Conference
Workplace Application: Understand what bullying is and isn't, learn the potential legal issues that can arise with bullying behavior, and gain tips and tools on how to stop bullying in the workplace.

The school bully has grown up and is wreaking havoc in the workplace. Consider the supervisor who yells and engages in name-calling, putdowns, and other humiliating conduct, or the vindictive manager who excludes an employee from important meetings or sabotages their work. Often, if the bully is a good performer, management looks the other way. Bullying affects the bottom-line and creates potential legal claims. Participants will gain practical tips on how to effectively stop bullying in the workplace.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 3:45pm to 5:15pm
Presenter: 

Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP

Allison
West, Esq., SHRM-SCP

Allison West is an employment attorney by background and uses her legal skills coupled with sound human resources practices to assist companies in managing and reducing their workplace risks.  She is a frequent top rated-speaker on employment law and human resources topics.  Allison specializes in delivering customized interactive training, conducting workplace investigations, coaching executives and managers, human resources consulting and provides expert witness assistance. Allison is a Board Member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and is licensed to practice law in California and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources and SHRM-SCP certification.

Location: 
Congressional B
Amount of Credit: 
1.50
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Business Acumen
Relationship Management
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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