chapter  21
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Workplace Bullying and the Law: Emerging Global Responses

ByDavid C. Yamada

Introduction ......................................................................................................... 470 Australia ............................................................................................................... 471

State Initiatives ........................................................................................... 471 Common Law and Statutory Obligations Concerning

Occupational Health and Safety .................................................. 472 Canada .................................................................................................................. 472

Quebec Legislation .................................................................................... 473 After Quebec ............................................................................................... 473

France .................................................................................................................... 474 Sweden.................................................................................................................. 474 United Kingdom ................................................................................................. 475

Protection from Harassment Act ............................................................. 475 Occupational Safety and Health .............................................................. 476 Unfair Dismissal ......................................................................................... 476

United States ........................................................................................................477 Tort Claims for Emotional Distress .........................................................477 Collective Bargaining and Labor Advocacy .......................................... 478 Workplace Bullying Legislation: The Healthy Workplace Bill ............ 479

European Union .................................................................................................. 479 Additional Legal and Policy Considerations ..................................................480