Bad bosses often use the following behaviors to create a hostile work environment for their employees:
Personal insults, including sarcastic jokes and teasing
Threats and intimidation, both verbal and nonverbal
Rude interruptions, dirty looks, and two-faced attacks
Treating employees as if they are invisible
Fortunately, bad bosses are finding it more difficult to hide their abusive behavior, and people are now able do research on potential employers to see what it's like to work there before accepting a job offer.
If you have a bad boss, please make sure to rate your boss so that you can help warn other people about your hostile work environment. Thanks to the many people who have anonymously rated their boss on eBossWatch, bad bosses are beginning to realize that they will no longer be able to hide their toxic behavior.
If you feel that you have been subjected to discrimination, sexual harassment, or retaliation on the job, you may be able to sue your employer. You should consult with an employment lawyer or with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to determine if you have a case. Click here to search for an employment lawyer.