As a workplace investigator I am seeing a upsurge in complaints of bullying and sexual harassment that could be attributed to employees forgetting the rules and expectations of the workplace and not being used to a higher level of interpersonal contact.
“For the last two years the kids have been stuck inside, now they’re going back to the playground they seem to have forgotten how to play nice.”
It is also important to remember that employees who were hired during the…Continue
Violence in the workplace – Best practice response.
At times violence in the workplace occurs and employers must respond in a professional and considered way that protects their employees and the best interest of the employees and the organisation and it’s culture.
An example that I have encountered as a workplace investigator involved two employees who had engaged in a fight in the workplace, a production facility. The Police attended on the night and took statements, neither…Continue
What is workplace interpersonal disputes – It is common for employees and managers to be faced with interpersonal disputes between employees that effect the workplace.
Interpersonal disputes can manifest as:
* Argumentative employees
* General disagreements
* Bullying complaints where there is no witnesses or corroborating evidence making a finding difficult…