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Title and Author(s) of Article: No Putting Up With Putdowns Briefly State the Main Ideas of the Article: The main idea of this article is that more people are suing their employers for discrimination. Also discussed is what actions are grounds for a civil case. List Three Important Facts that the Author Uses to Support the Main Idea: 1. 13 states have introduced bills to congress that allow people to sue their employers and coworkers for “bullying or offensive behavior” that is not necessarily discrimination. 2. New Jerseys Healthy Workplace Bill says employees may sue their employer or coworkers for "repeated infliction of verbal abuse such as the
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Unformatted text preview: use of derogatory remarks, insults and epithets; verbal or physical conduct that a reasonable person would find threatening, intimidating or humiliating; or the gratuitous sabotage or undermining of a person's work performance." 3. People who are opposed to these kinds of bills believe that it will bring on many senseless law suits by people who simply dont like their bosses or coworkers. List Any Examples of Bias or Faulty Reasoning that You Found in the Article: List Any New Terms/ Concepts that Were Discussed in the Article, and Write a Short Definition: Insidious- slowly and subtly harmful or destructive...
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