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495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, CT 06235

Windham County Connecticut

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Town Of Chaplin News

Proclamation - Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week

Oct 19, 2014 -

On October 2, 2014 at the regular monthly Board of Selectmen meeting, the following proclamation was approved:




 WHEREAS, the Town of Chaplin has an interest in promoting the social and economic well-being of its citizens, employees and employers; and


WHEREAS, that well-being depends upon the existence of healthy and productive employees working in safe and abuse-free work environments; and


WHEREAS, research has documented the stress-related health consequences for individuals caused by exposure to abusive work environments; and


WHEREAS, abusive work environments are costly for employers, with consequences including reduced productivity, absenteeism, turnover, absenteeism and injuries; and


WHEREAS, protection from abusive work environments should apply to every worker, and not be limited to legally protected class status based only on race color, gender, national origin, age, or disability;


NOW, THEREFORE, WE, The Board of Selectmen for the Town of Chaplin, do hereby proclaim October 19-25, 2014 as




and command the Workplace Bullying Institute which raises awareness of the impacts of, and solutions for, workplace bullying in the U.S.; and to encourage all citizens to recognize this special observance.