Why does workplace bullying keep happening?

Recent incidents highlight importance of employee education, training, leadership
By John Dujay
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/28/2016

This past year has seen multiple high-profile reports of workplace bullying and harassment in the media.

These include alleged bullying at the Calgary and Ottawa police services, accusations of harassment at the Vancouver School Board as well as workers at the Nunavut government, Toronto Star, CBC, RCMP and WestJet.

Considering all the coverage — and newer legislation meant to stop such behaviour — why does this harmful practice still happen?