Compliments of Les Haines via Flickr

Compliments of Flickr

June 3rd, 2014, Tennessee became the first state in the nation to pass healthy workplace legislation. The new law (which applies to public sector employees), defines bullying as repeated verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, humiliation, and work place sabotage. The model policy, to be formulated by TACIR (Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations) will provide immunity from related law suits to adopting entities. Turn the page…

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Compliments of Nehama Verter via Flickr

Compliments of Nehama Verter via Flickr

Bad apples, loose cannons, clanging pots, people who cry wolf. Historically, troublemakers (TMs) have been characterized under rubrics of varying similitude. But they all boil down to the same thing: individuals being disruptive in an attempt to feel and make themselves look important. It’s rare to find a technically skilled live wire; typically, TMs fit the profile of people with time on their hands, and little to show for their laziness. Turn the page…

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