Unfortunately, the U.S. is not the only country where workers must deal with workplace bullying and other forms of mistreatment on the job. Here’s a recent Australian news article reporting on how the current economy is compelling the silence of many bullying and sexual harassment targets in order to keep their jobs and careers:
AUSTRALIAN workers are putting up with bullying and sexual harassment because they fear a complaint would mean “career death”.
Almost two thirds of Australian workers say they have been bullied at work, and nearly one third claim to have been sexually harassed, according to a survey by employment website CareerOne.com.au.
Here’s the link to the full article: http://www.news.com.au/business/story/0,27753,25200938-5012426,00.html.