One way that workplace bullies abuse their power is through use of technical legal jargon or the expression of basic information in an overly complicated way. This section seeks to unpack the key legal terms and phrases in a way that is more digestible and easy to understand. Understanding the words being employed gives the victim of workplace abuse a solid foundation upon which to launch their defence and build a case against their perpetrator.
This page, Just Ask Julie, has been created in honour of one woman. She was the most detrimental person to workers’ well-being, encountered while working in employment law and advocacy. She created confusion based on her ability to flip words, misuse phrases and disorient. The use of her law degree gave her credibility she did not deserve, or have. Her overbearing attitude led to the perception of confidence and, with bullying:
Perception is always key.
One of the most crucial components of your bullying experience. Law Insider, identifies contemporaneous evidence as ‘occurring at the same time.’
The time period noted is within ten business days. In reality, the sooner the better. In the real world, whenever, but the more you distance yourself from the event, the harder it is to recall the details. And, as they say, the devil is in the detail.
The workplace strength card associated with this definition and skill set is:
This skill is critical when faced with a workplace bully. They have targeted you and, most likely, your career.
It takes patience to document but by being patient with yourself, despite the external onslaught, that patience will flow onto others around you.PINK COLLAR WORKERS
Use of the Pink Collar Worker Empowerment Pack can help cultivate skills, strengths and allow you to develop insights to your work experience, with flow on effects in other areas of your life.