The Fight Against Bullying Turns To The Workplace

January 14, 2014

It’s a fact parents know all too well: kids can be mean. So mean, many states, including Massachusetts, have passed laws to control bullying in schools. But what if the harassment doesn’t end after graduation?

In this week’s in-depth FOCUS report, we’re examining the new push to ban bullying in the workplace. It’s a controversial idea, and as WGBH news reporter Adam Reilly tells us, one critics are calling a classic case of good intentions gone too far.


  • David Yamada is a professor and director of Suffolk University Law School’s New Workplace Institute and an expert on employment law. 
  • Sharon O'Connor is a developmental psychologist and a co-founder of DKS Consulting Group, a career and business consulting group.

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