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The Capt. Boni Prokopetz
and Jeanette Moznik Cases
Sep. 27, 2006
teacher guilty of bullying
A head teacher has been found guilty of unacceptable
professional conduct by bullying and intimidating
staff as well as breaching employment procedures.
>>> Source: BBC
Aug. 05, 2006
bullies at any price
Fiona Phillips - ...I for one am overjoyed that City
secretary Helen Green's case of workplace bullying
was treated seriously in the High Court this week.
The court found that she had been the victim of "a
deliberate and concerted campaign of bullying"
and awarded her £800,000.
>>> Source: Mirror.co.uk
Aug. 02, 2006
City secretary driven to breakdown by bullies gets
A former secretary has won more than £800,000
damages from Deutsche Bank after a High Court judge
ruled that her City employers failed to protect her
from "spiteful" colleagues who drove her
to a nervous breakdown.
>>> Source: Telegraph.co.uk
Aug. 02, 2006
Wins $1.5 Million in Bullying Claim
A former Deutsche Bank employee who accused her colleagues
of bullying her won more than $1.5 million from the
company Tuesday. >>>
Dec. 07, 2005
bullies 'caused girl's death'
A jury has decided that a teenager took her own life
after being bullied by fellow workers at a KFC restaurant.
Hannah Kirkham, 18, of Baguley, Manchester, had been
attacked and humiliated by some of her colleagues,
the inquest heard.
>>> Source: BBC
Nov. 24, 2005
Scientist who cloned Dolly 'bullied Asian colleague'
By Auslan Cramb, Scottish Correspondent. The scientist
who cloned Dolly the sheep was accused yesterday of
bullying an Asian colleague in a £1 million
race discrimination case. Prof Ian Wilmut, 63, is
alleged to have forced Dr Prim Singh, 45, to leave
his job as a molecular biologist at the Roslin Institute
near Edinburgh. >>>
Nov. 23, 2005
a drama out of an office bullying crisis
Bullying and harassment of staff are taking centre
stage at the Co-op this autumn as the giant company
introd- uces professional drama and role-playing to
tackle the growing problem of “disrespect”
between colleagues. >>>
workplace encourages bullies
By Lyn Cockburn, Edmonton Sun. Bullying is surely
encouraged in schools by events in the adult workplace
in which the whistleblower who reports company wrongdoing
is reprimanded or even fired instead of praised. >>>
Jul. 30, 2005
to do about a really bad boss
By Margarita Bauza, Knight Ridder Newspaper
DETROIT -- Stephanie Givinsky was never one to take
abuse from people.
When she found herself working in an eight-person
urban planning firm with a brilliant boss who regularly
ridiculed, blamed and yelled at her and her co-workers,
it didn't take long for her to quit... >>>
Jun. 7, 2005
bullying costs billions
According to International Behavioural Consultants
(IBC), the loss of employees as a result of bullying
affects a company's reputation and profitability.
In fact, bullying in the workplace is now estimated
to cost Irish businesses around €3 billion annually.
Nov. 24, 2004
Gets Out Of Prison After Killing Bully In '95
SPRING VALLEY, Calif. -- A retired Navy commander
is scheduled to be released from state prison this
week -- exactly nine years after he killed a bully
terrorizing his San Diego neighborhood, 10News reported.
Nov. 22, 2004
Bullying; What's Being Done About It?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- How's your job? Do you worry
that your boss or other coworkers are out to get you?
It may not be just a figment of your imagination.
Sep. 13, 2004
you want to avoid stress
By The Journal
Over a quarter of a million people in the UK take
time off work every day, due to stress. Business Link
Tyne & Wear manager Nicki Clark discusses the
major causes of workplace stress and what to do about
Aug 17, 2004
workers suffer 'battle stress'.
By Julian Knight BBC News Online personal finance
reporter. What do soldiers under fire and bullied
workers have in common? Not much, you may think. However
research from a leading psychologist suggests that
bullied workers go through the very same emotions
and stresses as battle-scarred troopers.
Jul. 3, 2004
people dead in Kansas plant shooting
In an article from CNN.com
it is reported that one of the wounded workers has
died bringing the total number of fatalities to 6.
The 21 year old shooter, Elijah Brown, did not have
a criminal record and according to Kansas City Police
Chief Ronald Miller there was "some truth"
to a rumor that Brown may have had specific targets
in mind and let others pass unharmed. >>>
Jun. 12, 2004
has 'early warning system'
University College London experts have shown how the
brain subconsciously remembers details around past
dangers. >>> Source:
Jun. 10, 2004
Brain Gives Special Resonance To Emotional Memories
DURHAM, N.C. -- If the emotional memory of a traumatic
car accident or the thrill of first love are remembered
with a special resonance, it is because they engage
different brain structures than do normal memories,
Duke University researchers have discovered. >>>
Apr. 24, 2004
throws away agricultural expertise
Andrew Taylor explained
today how bullying in a DEFRA department (the cattle
tracing project (CTS) that developed software for
British Cattle Movements System) at Guildford in November
2000 resulted in his being unjustly sacked, just months
before his unique combination of farming experience
and expertise in farming related software were so
desperately needed. >>> Source: Warmwell.com
Oct 10, 2003
scan shows rejection pain
Being snubbed socially provokes exactly the same brain
response as being physically hurt, say US researchers