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By Mark Williams, Mar 14 2021 03:29PM

Gaslighting at work is a form of psychological manipulation in which a person or a group covertly sows seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or group, making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment. It may evoke changes in them such as cognitive dissonance or low self-esteem, rendering the victim additionally dependent on the gaslighter for emotional support and validation. Using denial, misdirection, contradiction and misinformation, gaslighting involves attempts to destabilize the victim and delegitimize the victim's beliefs.

Instances can range from the denial by an abuser that previous abusive incidents occurred, to belittling the victim's emotions and feelings, to the staging of bizarre events by the abuser with the intention of disorienting the victim. The goal of gaslighting is to gradually undermine the victim's confidence in their own ability to distinguish truth from falsehood, right from wrong, or reality from delusion, thereby rendering the individual or group pathologically dependent on the gaslighter for their thinking and feelings.

Mark Williams

Employee Rights Advisor

By Mark Williams, Mar 14 2021 03:04PM

An Employee Rights Advisor (ERA) is a new category within the employee rights space.

An ERA takes the side of the worker and has expert knowledge in employee rights issues.

ERA's can be used as an alternative to, or in conjunction with, trade unions and/or employment lawyers.

An ERA sets out how best to deal with a variety of common situations at work and offers advice on the tools, tactics, techniques, ideas and options available to you.

An ERA will typically be faster and considerably cheaper than an employment lawyer. Compared to a trade union an ERA will also be faster and will not require the payment of monthly subscription fees.

An ERA provides an online service only. The market leader is

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