Links to my articles and papers on workplace bullying and related topics

Periodically I post copies of articles and papers to one of two distribution sites, the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) (link here) and (link here). For those interested in workplace bullying, workers’ rights, employment law & policy, etc., here is the latest list of my writings and materials that may be downloaded without charge.

Please note the following conditions:

1. These materials are provided for informational purposes only and are not offered as legal advice, organizational consulting, or personal counseling.

2. They are provided for individual educational use and may not be sold, copied, or downloaded for separate reposting to a different site.


Workplace bullying

The Phenomenon of ‘Workplace Bullying’ and the Need for Status-Blind Hostile Work Environment ProtectionGeorgetown Law Journal, 2000

Crafting a Legislative Response to Workplace BullyingEmployee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, 2004

Workplace Bullying and Ethical LeadershipJournal of Values-Based Leadership, 2008

Workplace Bullying and American Employment Law: A Ten-Year Progress Report and AssessmentComparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, 2010

Employee dignity generally

Human Dignity and American Employment LawUniversity of Richmond Law Review, 2009

Employment Law as If People Mattered: Bringing Therapeutic Jurisprudence into the Workplace, Florida Coastal Law Review, 2010

Other employment law topics

Beyond ‘Economic Realities’: The Case for Amending Federal Employment Discrimination Laws to Include Independent Contractors — Boston College Law Review, 1997

Voices from the Cubicle: Protecting and Encouraging Private Employee Speech in the Post-Industrial Workplace, Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, 1998

The Employment Law Rights of Student InternsConnecticut Law Review, 2002

Legal education

Same Old, Same Old: Law School Rankings and the Affirmation of HierarchySuffolk University Law Review, 1997

Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Practice of Legal ScholarshipUniversity of Memphis Law Review, 2010


There is a ton of repetition among these materials, as most of them are from talks and testimony in which basic information about workplace bullying is part of the presentation.

Worker dignity generally

Imagining the Good Workplace: It Starts with Individual Dignity — Presented at New Workplace Forum, April 2007

Necessary Remedy: Injecting Therapeutic Jurisprudence Into American Employment Law — Presented at the 31st Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, New York University School of Law, June 2009

Workplace bullying generally

Multidisciplinary Responses to Workplace Bullying: Systems, Synergy, and Sweat — Presented at the 6th International Conference on Workplace Bullying, University of Quebec at Montreal, June 2008

Imagining the Healthy Workplace — A Conversation with David Yamada ’99 — Interview by Helen Susan Edelman for SUNY-Empire State College’s alumni/ae magazine, 2010

Workplace bullying and the law

Potential Legal Protections and Liabilities for Workplace Bullying – New Workplace Institute briefing paper, 2007

Is There a “Business Case” for Workplace Bullying Legislation? — Presented at the 2009 Work, Stress, and Health Conference

The Role of Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining in Combating Workplace Bullying — Presented at the 2009 Work, Stress, and Health Conference

Workplace Bullying and Employment Law — Presented at Massachusetts Bar Association program, June 2009

Crafting an American Legal Response to Workplace Bullying: The Healthy Workplace Bill — Presented at University of Augsburg, Faculty of Law, Germany, April 2010

Workplace Bullying and the Law, 2000-2010: A Global Assessment — Keynote address PP slides for the 7th International Conference on Bullying and Harassment at Work, Cardiff, Wales (June 2010)

Americans for Democratic Action Resolution Supporting Workplace Bullying Legislation — Adopted at the June 2010 biennial convention of Americans for Democratic Action

As Workplace Bullying Enters the Mainstream of American Employment Relations, Will Law and Public Policy Follow? — published in Perspectives on Work, Summer 2010/Winter 2011 issue

Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill

Massachusetts Senate Bill No. 699, 2009-10 session — Healthy Workplace Bill, as introduced in the 2009-10 session of the Massachusetts Legislature

Briefing Paper in Support of Senate No. 699 — This is the paper I submitted as part of my testimony in support of the Healthy Workplace Bill in Massachusetts

Economic policy and younger workers

The Looming Twenty-First Century Generation Gap: Economic Challenges Facing Younger Workers — published in Perspectives on Work, 2010

Education and learning

Note of Understanding — Guest column for the Boston Globe, May 2004

The Adult Educator as Public Intellectual — published in Andre P. Grace, Tonette S. Rocco, and Assocs., Challenging the Professionalization of Adult Education: John Ohliger and Contradictions in Modern Practice (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009)

Information on Law School and Graduate School Options for Those Who Want to Make a Difference –This short paper outlines law school and graduate school options for those who are considering returning to school in order to prepare for careers in social change work, such as public interest law, public policy, and international relations, 2010

One response

  1. Thank you for posting this and making your articles and research on Workplace Bullying available. Greatly appreciated.

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