No Job Is Worth Losing The Precious Gift Of Life

[SNEAK PEEK] Powerful new video documents a family's struggle to understand why a young mom's supervisor "kept badgering her and backing her into a corner..." That year reflected the highest number of workplace suicides (USDOL).
By: Beverly Peterson
Feb. 12, 2010 - PRLog -- Barely 31 years old, Jodie left behind 2 young children, a loving husband and devastated relatives and friends.  2008, marked a tragic jump in the number of workplace suicides of nearly 30% over the year before and soon to be released numbers for 2009 may well be higher.

Unfortunately even the USDOL admits numerous incidents aren't reported since their data does not reflect incidents that happened at home instead of on the jobsite and are difficult to confirm as job related.  Their figures show the most vulnerable groups are males (94%), aged 45-54 (36%), and white (78%).  

As stress factors increase in today's harsh economic climate, Jodie's Aunt reminds us: "The fact that this was allowed to happen to her is an has to be ended.  No Jodies should die."

This video is the latest edition in the online documentary about victims of workplace bullying and their struggle to enact law to stop abusive bosses.

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Beverly Peterson's documentaries have been broadcast internationally, and screened at major festivals including; HBO, PBS The Sundance Channel,The Sundance Film Festival, Human Rights Watch, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art,The Walker Art Center, The Warhol Museum, The Kitchen. 71 West Broadway: Ground Zero, New York, NY was selected as part of the memorial presentation at the Library of Congress, which has included it in the national 9/11 film archive. Portions of Invisible Revolution, were featured on ABC’s 20/20, Dateline, and HBO specials on domestic terrorism.
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