Bullying At School
Despite common misconception, bullying at school IS illegal in almost all states, as seen in following infographic. State and local lawmakers have taken action to prevent bullying and protect children.
Bullying, cyberbullying, and related behaviors may be addressed in a single law or may be addressed in multiple laws. In some cases, bullying appears in the criminal code of a state that may apply to juveniles.
Bullying At Workplace
Healthy Workplace Bill (HWB) is making headway in many states to be the first anti-bullying bill. Although no state at present declares bullying as illegal, all states have workplace abuse laws in place. These laws require employer to take action against bullying complaints, HWB will specifically make it possible to hold the employer accountable and make it possible to sue the bully as an individual.