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Pass the Antibullying Healthy Workplace Bill in Connecticut

WHEREAS, that well-being depends upon the existence of healthy and productive employees working in safe and abuse-free work environments; and

WHEREAS, research has documented the stress-related health consequences for individuals caused by exposure to abusive work environments; and

WHEREAS, abusive work environments are costly for employers, with consequences including reduced productivity, absenteeism, turnover, absenteeism and injuries; and

WHEREAS, protection from abusive work environments should apply to every worker, and not be limited to legally protected class status based only on race, color, gender, national origin, age, or disability;

We, the undersigned, in support of Connecticut Healthy Workplace Advocates’s anti-workplace bullying campaign, petition the Connecticut General Assembly and its members to pass the 2015 Healthy Workplace Bill authored by Prof. David Yamada, J.D., to create a remedy for those whose health has been harmed by workplace bullying, and to create an incentive for businesses to put a stop to abusive conduct in the workplace.
For more information about the HWB, see http://healthyworkplacebill.org.

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