What Is Bullying? Psychological harassment, which can also be called workplace bullying, involves hostile and unwelcome words or actions that affect an employee’s dignity or integrity, and results in a harmful workplace. A person bullies through direct or indirect comments and behaviors with the intention of attempting to harm a person’s psyche, morale, reputation or general wellbeing. Any behavior, even unintentional behavior, that intimidates, isolates, humiliates, threatens or discriminates against a targeted individual or individuals can be interpreted as psychological harassment or bullying. What Is Not Bullying Behavior Bullying behavior does not include: •Reasonable action taken in a reasonable manner by an employer to transfer, demote, discipline, counsel or dismiss an employee; •A decision by an employer, based on reasonable grounds, not to award or provide a promotion, transfer, or benefit in connection with an employee’s employment; •Any other reasonable action taken in a reasonable manner under a law affecting an employee; and •Any other reasonable administrative action taken in a reasonable manner by an employer in connection with an employee’s employment.