'Have a paper trail' - on workplace bullying, prejudice and other labour matters

Labour specialist Natasha Moni says a paper trail is vital in instances of workplace bullying, discrimination or intimidation.

Read: Stories about horrible bosses (and how to handle workplace bullying)

Moni adds that lodging grievances with HR officials or through other formal structures will help establish evidence should there be any disciplinary or legal process.

Read also: What is constructive dismissal? (and how to prove it)

She offers advice to listeners who shared their personal stories about unfair labour practice.

With bullying, it's your paper trail and lodging complaints.

Natasha Moni, labour specialist Director at Moni Attorneys Incorporated, Part time commissioner at CCMA

It seems these bad managers who rule by fear implore the tactic of 'do it, or else'.

Natasha Moni, labour specialist Director at Moni Attorneys Incorporated, Part time commissioner at CCMA

Sometimes the anxiety that they [bad managers] put on to people, send them into depression. Depression isn't suffered by the weak.

Natasha Moni, labour specialist Director at Moni Attorneys Incorporated, Part time commissioner at CCMA

Listen to the entire World of Work segment on The Eusebius McKaiser Show:


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