Discrimination and workplace bullying cross in this news story about Timothy Bye. Discrimination is equally bullying when the unreasonable behaviours are repeated and create a risk to health and safety.
While the case is yet to be finalised, it does have all the indicators of workplace bullying, including significant and serious impacts on his capacity to function normally. In another article he is reported as saying “I am deep into therapy and seeing my doctor to try and move on with my life. I’m in serious financial debt and not being able to work due to the PTSD I am going through.”
This is a key reason why we need to stop discrimination and workplace bullying. To ensure that all of us are free and healthy to do things that are important to us including spending time with family and friends, engaging ourselves in hobbies and sports, or just enjoying life.
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