Safety & Training Short: What is Abusive ConductJuly 08, 2019Objective: To review the definition, impact, and response procedures for abusive conduct in the workplace
“Abusive conduct” means conduct of an employer or employee in the workplace, with malice, that a reasonable person would find hostile, offensive, and unrelated to an employer’s legitimate business interests.
Abusive conduct may include repeated infliction of verbal abuse, such as the use of derogatory remarks, insults, and epithets, verbal or physical conduct that a reasonable person would find threatening, intimidating, or humiliating, or the gratuitous sabotage or undermining of a person’s work performance.
A single act shall not constitute abusive conduct, unless especially severe and egregious.
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