Confronting Workplace Bullying: A Roundtable Seminar
Metro Meeting Centers – Boston
101 Federal Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Fisher Phillips invites you to attend an important roundtable discussion, moderated by Katie Johnston of The Boston Globe, centered on the issue of bullying behavior in the workplace.
One look at recent headlines makes clear that cases of bullying in workplace settings are increasing nationwide. Issues involving politically inspired tension; provocative activity on social media; aggressive posturing and harassment aimed at women, minorities, and immigrants; a lack of sensitivity related to issues of mental health; and general uncontrolled aggression by employees and supervisors alike, all contribute to this increase. These issues have been accentuated by the recent publicity involving accusations against powerful high-profile Hollywood figures.
Workplace bullying lowers morale, decreases productivity, and costs companies good employees victimized by the bully. Our panel will explore the roots of bullying behavior as well appropriate ways to identify, manage, and respond to this harmful activity in workplace settings.
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Roundtable discussion and question/answer session
- Dr. Ronald Schouten –Director of the Law and Psychiatry Service at Massachusetts General Hospital
- John Dunlap - HR Consultant; formerly Head of Labor Relations at MIT; prior to that Director of Labor Relations for City of Boston
- James Montgomery-Hyde - Vice President of Human Resources, Northeast Division, Steward Health Care System
- Joseph Ambash – Partner, Fisher Phillips
Katie Johnston – Workplace Reporter, The Boston Globe