Threatening and intimidating
It is recommended employers have an anti-bullying policy in place, addressing the consequences of employees engaging in threatening and intimidating behaviour.
Furthermore, it is important for employers to have plans in place to identify and respond to cases of alleged bullying.
And so the report came to me that the workers were threatening strike.
It was some moments before, under the girl's threatening eyes, she could speak at all.
No harm seemed to come of it, while the noises the gods made were certainly not threatening.
Here was no meat, nothing but a threatening and inedible silence.
He stood there with darkening face, an obstinate, almost a threatening figure.
Johannesburg - There were cheers and applause when Judge Corrie van der Westhuizen granted Sanef an interdict against Black First Land First (BLF) and its leader Andile Mngxitama on Friday morning. According to the judgment, Mngxitama and BLF are interdicted from engaging in any of the following acts directed towards the applicants: intimidation; harassment; assaults; threats; going to their homes or acting in any manner that would constitute an infringement of their personal liberty.
Lawlessness has no place in the making of our nascent society.” Mngxitama declared to fellow members that they will not stop protesting against journalists.
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