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December 21, 2012

The Staff Ombuds Office is pleased to present its 2010-2012 Biennial Report. This Report provides information about the non-confidential office activities conducted during the two-year report period. It also includes systemic observations and recommendations regarding workplace bullying, integrated conflict management systems, and challenges surrounding organizational change.

October 30, 2012

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The Workplace Bullying Institute estimates that 35% of the U.S. workforce (an est. 53.5 million Americans) report being bullied at work; an additional 15% witness it. Half of all Americans have directly experienced it. Simultaneously, 50% report neither experiencing nor witnessing bullying. Hence, a "silent epidemic."