Yelling and Profanity By A Supervisor

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about verbally abusive boss: We live in the state of California, are there any labor laws regarding this type of treatment in the workplace? and if so what are the steps we can take?

My husband made an honest mistake in the workplace during protocol of steps for a sale of a product. This mistake was due to lack of communication and did not cause a loss of a sale or any harm to anyone. My husband’s supervisor has handled this situation in a very unfair way by calling my husband into his office and screaming at him using profanity. My husband just stands and listens but looks away when his boss uses the extreme yelling and profanity approach which angers his boss even more.

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