minority workers in south Wales have been bullied five times more than their
white colleagues, according to new research.
survey of around 250 staff in both the public and private sector by the University
reveals that 25 per cent of ethnic minority workers have been bullied –
compared with just 5 per cent of white staff.
were five times more likely to be given demeaning jobs, and twice as likely to
be ignored or excluded by their line manager.
author Duncan Lewis, of the University
said the findings painted a "scary picture" of the situation in south
called on trade unions, company managers and other organisations to work
together to tackle the problem.
concluded that ethnic minority staff were :
Five times more likely than white workers to have been told to quit their jobs
Five times more likely than white workers to have been given demeaning tasks
Three times more likely than white workers to report having been continually
reminded of their errors by colleagues
Twice as likely as white workers to have been ignored or excluded by their line
Twice as likely as white workers to say they had been singled out by their line