Every person has the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace. TEU, Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa is committed to upholding and protecting this right.Workplace bullying undermines dignity and respect, and can have a detrimental effect on the victim, colleagues, the workplace environment, the employer and indeed the perpetrator.This website is designed to provide information, increase awareness of what may or may not constitute bullying and provide resources for members and branches who wish to improve their workplace culture.
Your guide to Mana@Work:
A definition of what bullying and harassment is, and importantly, what is not bullying or harassment.
People you can contact at TEU to help you deal with bullying or harassment.
A library of resources including legal resources with links to the law and explanations about what it means, research, guides, and bullying and harassment policies.
Events and activities to promote your workplace as a safe one that does not condone bullying.
And links to other websites and organisations that can help.
Workplace bullying is an issue within tertiary education and was identified as a significant workplace issue in a number of the Pay and Employment Equity Reviews undertaken in the sector.
TEU National Women’s Committee, Te Kahurangi Māreikura, endorsed by TEU Council, have undertaken to make a positive contribution to addressing workplace bullying and harassment.