Saturday, March 12, 2011

Dr. Gary Namie to speak about Workplace Bullying Monday, 3/28 at Sac State University

on Monday, 3/28/11 - 6pm
Free of Charge, Ballroom in Union Hall

Dr. Gary Namie, author of The Bully at Work and a new book to be released in May 2011, Bully Free Workplace, will be speaking at Sacramento State University in the Ballroom at Union Hall at 6pm on Monday, March 28th, 2011. This event is open to the public at no charge. Nationally recognized as an expert on workplace bullying, Namie will be discussing Workplace Bullying and the devastating effects it has on our workforce, not only emotionally but economically.

Namie is national director of the Healthy Workplace Campaign, the grassroots network of citizen lobbyists working to enact the anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill in state legislatures. California introduced the first bill in 2003. The bill has now been introduced in 20 states and today there are 13 active bills in 11 states.
There is currently no law to protect individuals who do not fall under the 1964 Civil Rights Act; in other words, status blind workplace bullying is currently legal in the USA.

The mission of the Workplace Bullying Institute ( and is
"To raise awareness of, and create a public dialogue about Workplace Bullying. To apply research, empirical and anecdotal, to solutions for individuals, unions, employers and public policy makers. "

To become involved with the grassroots movement in California, make contact through the website, Monthly meetings are held in Sacramento, also open to the public with no dues or fees of any kind.

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