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.