Omaha Workplace Bullying Lawyer
Workplace bullying takes place when an employee is subject to persistent mistreatment by others in the workplace resulting in harm. Workplace bullying may include the use of verbal, nonverbal, physical abuse, psychological, and humiliation tactics. In most cases, workplace bullying may be difficult, as opposed to school bullying, it operates within the established policies and rules of the organization.
On February 1, 2014, the U.S. Federal Government introduced new federal anti-bullying laws to begin operation. These laws were created to stop workplace bullying, however do not give bully victims entitlement to reinstatement of their position or monetary compensation.
If you or someone you love has been physically or psychologically injured by workplace bullying, our bully lawyers believe the victim may be entitled to compensation for losses and damages. Our attorneys at Inkelaar Law take bullying very seriously and will seek the maximum compensation allowable while operating on a contingency fee basis.
For more information, call 1-877-537-4665 or complete the Free Case Evaluation today.
Type of Workplace Bullying Behaviors
Workplace bullies may exhibit a variety of different behaviors which result in both physical and psychological problems to employees. In some cases, these behaviors may lead to the wrongful termination of an employee, or the employee not wanting to go to work.
The following includes workplace bullying behaviors:
- Being given tasks with unreasonable or impossible deadlines
- Being humiliated in connection with work
- Disrespecting or de-valuating individual
- Harassment through micro-management of tasks and time
- Isolation of employee
- Managing by threats and intimidation
- Overworking employee
- Preventing access to opportunities
- Spreading gossip about individual
- Stealing credit
- Taking advantage of another worker
- Threat to personal standing
- Threats to professional status
Effects of Workplace Bullying
When a person in subject to workplace bullying, it may result in many psychological or physical side effects. These side effects may affect all areas of an individual’s life, and may even lead to suicide. It is highly recommended that those close to all bully victims pay close attention to any changes in mood or behavior.
The following include some effects of workplace bullying:
- Changes in appetite
- Decreased self-esteem
- Increase in health problems
- Increased use of drugs and alcohol
- Skipping work
- Suicidal thoughts or actions
- Unexplained injuries
- Unwilling to go to work
Contact an Experienced Omaha Workplace Bullying Attorney Today
At Inkelaar Law, our lawyers have great sympathy for bullied victims and believe this type of behavior should not be tolerated in any way. Each member of our legal team is prepared to stand up for your rights and defend you against these careless individuals.
With offices in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, our law firm is able to serve throughout the entire state including:
- Broken Arrow
- Nebraska City
- West Point
- And all other Nebraska locations
To learn more about how our workplace bullying lawyers can help you, contact us directly at 1-877-537-4665 or complete the Free Case Evaluation form on this page.