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Have you been isolated at work?

The workplace is where most people spend the majority of their time other than their family home. Thus, it’s important to feel safe and comfortable in this environment.

Everyone has tough days at work. Employees usually have to adhere to tight deadlines and follow company protocols. However, there is a difference between having a tough day and being bullied or harassed. Some forms of bullying are more overt than others. For instance, a supervisor may belittle you by calling you names. Nonetheless, there are forms of workplace bullying that are more subtle. For example, being intentionally isolated is a form of workplace bullying. These are a few examples of this kind of conduct.

Exclusion from work events

Say that every month, your company offers training days. These are supposed to be open to anyone, but recently, you’ve been told that you are not allowed to attend. You’re forced to look in from the outside while all of your colleagues gain the benefits of further training.

Being a constant target

A little bit of humor in the workplace can make the day go by much quicker, but there are occasions where jokes cross the line and become harassment. If you are the constant source of ridicule then this isn’t funny. As a valuable employee, you are entitled to respect and you should never be made to feel like you dread coming into work for fear of being made fun of.

What are your options?

If your work environment has become hostile then there are options open to you. Make sure you document the times and dates of hostile behavior. You should also report the matter to the company’s Human Resources (HR) department. If the matter cannot be addressed internally, then you may want to explore your legal options. Seeking further guidance can help you to resolve the issue.


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