Cities Get Respectful

By | 2010-09-23T14:46:13+00:00 September 23rd, 2010|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |1 Comment

What would your city look like if it instituted a Respectful Workplace Resolution?

Well, that is exactly what the Santa Fe City Council recently proposed as a preventive measure against escalating incidents of workplace violence and abuse.  According to the member of city council who proposed the resolution, she sees the measure not only as a health and wellness issue but also a “fiscal imperative.”

If this resolution passes, it will be the first of its kind in the nation. Such resolutions have been adopted by organizations but never by an entire city.

Read the entire news release here.

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About the Author:

Melanie Sklarz
Melanie Sklarz was the the web content and social media coordinator as well as the lead blog writer for the RespectfulWorkplace.com website. She has a MA in Women’s Studies from the Ohio State University. For more information, visit melaniesklarz.com.

One Comment

  1. Sandy November 18, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    Wow! I want to know more about how this works. I am an Organizational Development consultant and a citizen in a city where there appears to be a lack of respect internally (employees acting disrespecctively towards one another) and by the citizens towards the city government and workers. Tell me more!

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