In February this year, we listed a news report of alleged workplace bullying against clothing retailer Lorna Jane. Three months later, that court case continues.
In reviewing the news articles, as is the case with many workplace bullying cases, there is layer upon layer of complexity. Not only has the employee, Amy Robinson taken Lorna Jane to court for bullying, but there is a counter claim that Amy was bullying one of her own team. Amy’s manager, Megan McCarthy, used Facebook to vent about her frustrations at work, which has been drawn into Amy’s case against her employer. There have also been reports presented about Amy’s mental health history.
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