Achieving a Work Environment Free of Cyber Bullying

, New York Law Journal


Mara B. Levin, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, writes: Since 2003, 25 states have considered legislation and, at last count, 11 states have active bills promoting a healthy workplace environment. Yet, no state has passed legislation creating a private cause of action against an employer by an employee who is subjected to workplace bullying. The Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin episode may prove to be the tipping point where enough public support is garnered to reverse the trend.

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