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No reporting does not equal no psychological injury

Gabrielle Lis

You should be worried if no workers at your organisation complain about bullying, harassment or workplace pressures, and none claim for psychological injury, says Dr Rebecca Michalak.

Organisations with no formal or informal reports of bullying, harassment, unreasonable work pressures or psychological injury might be tempted to give themselves a pat on the back, but Dr Rebecca Michalak believes it’s far from a good thing. In her words, “It just means issues are present, but workers are not reporting them, and HR sure as anything isn’t going out there looking for them either”. She argues that Aust...

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