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Document ID (ISN)107832
CIS number 08-491
ISSN - Serial title 0121-9774 - Salud, Trabajo y Ambiente
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cristian Alonso R.
Title New law on harassment in the workplace
Original title Nueva ley de acoso laboral [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2006, Vol.13, No.50, p.9-13. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract The new Colombian law 1010 of January 2006 on harassment at the place of work is commented. It defines the various types of harassment at the place of work, including ill treatment, persecution, discrimination, hindrance in carrying out one's job, inequity and removal of protection. Main topics addressed: definition of harassment and mobbing; typical harassment behaviours; profiles of perpetrators and their victims; consequences of harassment for employers (penalties) and victims (psychological disorders); measures for the prevention of harassment and mobbing at the place of work.
Descriptors (primary) Colombia; legislation; workplaces; bullying
Descriptors (secondary) mental health; penalties; plant safety and health organization; violence; comment on law; discriminatory practices
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceColombia
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Bullying and mobbing
Violence and terrorism