Learn about the Harassment Act of the UK

In 1997, the United Kingdom (UK) voted by an act of Parliament to place into law the Protection from Harassment Act (c40). In honor of the most polite British traditions, this harassment law prohibits stalking, harassment at work, harassment based on race, or any attack-like behavior from neighbors. The acting Lord Chancellor for England  at that time was Lord Mackay […]

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What Exactly is Ad Hominem

The Meaning behind Ad Hominem…. People can argue about everything. They debate politics and try to find solutions. They talk about TV shows they love or music they hate. Discussion can be fun and an opportunity to learn. Healthy debate challenges our assumptions. A good argument will change your mind. Even if you don’t change your mind, explaining why you […]

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An Explanation of the Health and Safety At Work Act 1974

Prior to the mid-1970s, workers in the United Kingdom essentially operated without any clear legal protection in place in the workplace. While higher end positions came with benefits and company-specific benefits to protect valuable employees, 8 million workers in regular work and lower level had no protection whatsoever. This was the genesis of the Health and Safety at Work Act […]

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Bullying Laws in Canada

Bullying laws in Canada are not a new invention; they have been in development for quite a while. Due to issues that began to appear at least two decades ago, Canadian legislation has been appearing and evolving for years, at first simple in construct and then growing more detailed and complex with new revisions. The level of legislation that exists […]

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Anti Bullying Efforts in Australia

As awareness has risen in the past several decades concerning the negative effects of bullying, more and more school and other social organizations are beginning to organize anti bullying campaigns. An anti bullying campaign can be an effective, and even a fun way to help educate kids as to the negative effects of bullying. There are many ways that parents, […]

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