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    :: Monday, October 08, 2007 ::

    Cracking down on workplace harassment - By VIRGINIA GALT, Globe and Mail, Canada
    One needn't be as blatantly offensive as Isiah Thomas, the disgraced New York Knicks president, to run afoul of anti-harassment codes these days.

    There's little doubt that repeatedly calling a colleague "bitch" and "ho" - as Mr. Thomas was found to have done - crosses the line.

    What's catching more employees and managers off-guard, however, is the expanded legal definition of harassment to include "psychological" harassment.

    This week, Saskatchewan became the second Canadian jurisdiction, after Quebec, to enact legislation specifically aimed at abuse of power and workplace bullying.
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