To: The Rhode Island State House, The Rhode Island State Senate, and Governor Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island Healthy Workplace Bill

Support the Healthy Workplace Bill, which creates a legal claim for bullying targets who can establish that they were subjected to malicious, health-harming behavior. It also provides defenses for employers who act preventatively and responsively with regard to bullying and includes provisions to discourage frivolous claims.

Why is this important?

I've seen bullying happen in the workplace.

Reasons for signing

  • Earlier this year I was the target of two bullies who led a mob against a new Dean. I stood up for her and against them. She left after 10 months of bullying. I remain and so do the bullies.
  • Im in Fall river and today was screamed at, told im Full of Sh** , humiliated in front of other employees and accused of lying. I was sent home with no pay. We should go to work to be verbally, mentally or emotionally abused. Shortly after I find out another female was also verbally attacked by the same supervisor. We are filing grievences but know he will just keep doing things to make it hell there.
  • Work place Bullying should not be tolerated! I've seen the health adverse side affects it has caused family.

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