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My Boss Is a Bully: How to Confront Bullying at Work

Bullying in the workplace has been a heated and controversial issue for many years. Bullying by supervisors, co-workers, and even underlings is entirely legal and even expected to some degree. While some employees may instinctively believe that this type of behavior forms a hostile workplace, it actually does not unless the bullying is specifically targeting the employee because of their race, gender, or disability. In some states, sexual orientation is also included, but in others it is not. Document Everything Though bullying is not a legal issue, it’s still not…

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Ask Your Boss: When a Boss Doesn’t Deal With an Office Bully

“I am in a unique position. I am an onsite vendor working for a client. The job is going pretty well except for one thing:  One of the members on our small team is very difficult to work with. My client boss has taken me aside and apologized for the way this person has treated me i.e. super passive aggressive nit picky emails. My client boss said she would talk to this person. The rudeness has continued. Now my client boss has said that it is my responsibility to work…

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