Whenever we write about workplace bullying, or discuss the pros and cons of anti-bullying laws, we seem to strike a nerve in readers – we get more comments on this topic than any other.

Now, with the recent publicity given to sports-figures and domestic violence and child abuse, we anticipate further discussions of the possible

Bryce Covert has written an excellent short article in ThinkProgress about laws (or the lack thereof) which forbid employment discrimination against victims of domestic violence.   Only six states have such laws (Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, New York, Oregon, and Rhode Island), and Covert prefaces his article with an example of why such laws are needed.