Here the article doesn’t cover the harassment at the workplaces as sexually, non-sexually or mentally. We are going to talk about the bullying that happens in many of the workplaces and not considered harassment by the laws. These things happen and no one talks about them or takes them seriously in the workplace. But employees get affected with it and it can be led to major problems in future for them. This might have happened with you and you still opted to be silent about it for months. All of your group members may receive a lot of favourable things, such as free time, fine projects etc but you found yourself last in the line still waiting for the opportunity so you can do your best.
Here are the signs of bullying at workplace
1. Your work is not appreciated
You do your best shot and give so much dedication to the work with a lot of hard work but still doesn’t get an appreciation for your great work. Your boss doesn’t appreciate you or give you the credit for the work. This might be a problem for you in terms of demotivation and let diminish your work status.
2. Your Decisions are questioned from time to time
Your boss doesn’t value your decision or you can say that you are not been trusted by them in making a favourable decision for the firm.
Your boss doesn’t think that you know your work at the best level and questioned you for your knowledge again n again as might telling you what to do or what not to do.
3. You Often feel targeted
Meetings or group work you are been targeted especially just by taunting or indirect messages from your seniors as if they dislike your opinion or any comment. You become the target for not agreeing with them or might be personal grudges against you. This led to unhealthy relationships in the workplace and quite harmful too.
4. You are socially set apart
You are no more a part of the office meetings, all of sudden your group doesn’t inform you of updates and set you apart from the conversations along with that you might notice you are not a part of the after-office drinks. Co-workers start avoiding you and barely keep interacting with you. This might create mental stress problem and negative energy to work in.
5. Your progress is undiscovered.
You have been given a project with a deadline and you do your best and achieve the goal at the end but suddenly your ideas are not been discussed or even given a thought about and your senior makes changes. Your success is not celebrated rather than others in the workplace.
6. Your Health is in critical condition
All this bullying can affect your health both mentally and physically. This can lead to depression, panic attacks, anxiety and mood swings which will increase your sugar level, blood pressure and you might just quit food. Bullying affects a person in the worst way its mental causes can lead to death. Mental illness will not let you out of bed and do anything you will not feel energized.
7. Unreasonable Obstacles in work.
Obstacles are been created in your work by your seniors or your bosses. Unreasonable work and doubts are been given to your project so that you don’t complete it on time.
How to deal with the bullying at the office
Keep the record of every action.
Go through the companies policies over bullying
Prepare to tack an action towards it
Be ready with your backup plan of another because you know the company may terminate you.
Take a step forward and put the words in front of the management and just take the decision of quitting as you can’t work in that negative environment.
Along these lines, we see that Indian Labor Laws not just takes Sexual Harassment, Mental Harassment At Workplace into thought yet, in addition, any remaining kinds of provocation that can occur in the working environment as expressed previously. Certain demonstrations have been set somewhere around the public authority administering each issue to secure the interest of the representatives and workers in pretty much every area of the business.
In any case, in India, a specialist can look for redressal under changed arrangements gave under the constitution of India, IPC, and C.P.C. The Indian Constitution under different articles gives work rights. Despite the fact that not in clear structure in a roundabout way different articles secure work rights. For example, Article 14 of the Indian Constitution sets out the idea of Equality under the steady gaze of the law. On account of Mewa Ram v. A.I.I. Clinical Science, the Supreme Court, held that.