verbal abuse


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Summary: They also hurled verbal abuse at each other.
Anne MacPherson, director of human resources and organisational development, said:"Despite us introducing a range of measures to protect our staff we are unfortunately still seeing incidents of both physical and verbal abuse.
Aberdeenshire Council has appealed for disgruntled motorists to show more compassion towards roads workers after a crew in Peterhead was subjected to "unacceptable" verbal abuse.
More than three months after his appointment, the highest ranking official of the Eastern Police District (EPD) has been temporarily relieved for hitting and hurling verbal abuse at a policewoman.
Santiago, hitting her on the head and later swinging his car door to hit her, while hurling verbal abuse at her," he added.
The short clip showed a group of black students walking past the student flats being subjected to verbal abuse.
A number ofBracknell'sparking wardens are quitting due to the amount of verbal abuse they receive.
Their study found that verbal abuse during pregnancy is linked to an almost 50 percent increase in the risk of a baby being born with hearing problems.
The NASUWT union have complained of physical assaults and a "constant stream" of verbal abuse from eight children at Kaimes School, Edinburgh.
But staff on staff verbal abuse at the George Eliot Hospital is almost as bad as the verbal abuse the workforce suffers at the hands of patients and visitors.
But, alarming, staff on staff verbal abuse at the George Eliot Hospital is almost as bad as the verbal abuse the workforce suffers at the hands of patients and visitors.
The majority of the cases involve verbal abuse, but others are being harassed, assaulted or targeted with missiles.