I been bullied by my manager and I don't think I get support from my CEO. We don't have HR. I don't belong to a union

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Customer: I been bullied by my manager and I don't think I get support from my CEO
JA: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: We don't have HR
JA: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: I don't belong to a union and I don't know " at will" mean
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read the question

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There are two parts to bullying. The first is that your employer must provide a safe workplace free from bullying. The second is that this can be a personal grievance claim. So you need to make a formal complaint to the CEO based on those two matters and tell him you want a formal investigation

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how to definte bully in Workplace in Newzealand and what evidence should I get to prove my finance manager is bullying me
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if someone is bullying you, it usually means they are telling you to do things in a way which is aggressive and inappropriate. It is always useful to keep a careful record of what has happened and keep a diary so that you can build up a case

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just now, my finance manager talk to me in a really aggressive way which make me burst into tears, is that kind of bullying, I have witness, can I sue her?
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When you are being treated badly, you need to talk to her supervisor/manager and make a complaint

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I have, and I raised this issue last week, but it gone worse
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You need to tell them that you want workplace mediation to sort this out

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CEO Gave both my finance manager and me a verbal warning, and I don't think it is fair as she is the one bullied me how should I responed
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You could start a personal grievance claim if you think the verbal warning was not justified

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