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Bectu is canvassing people in unscripted TV for their experiences of bullying and harassment in the second year of its #unseenonscreen campaign.

The union’s unscripted TV branch plans to mark Anti-Bullying Week, which begins on Monday 15 November, by publishing a selection of anonymous ‘workers’ stories’ on its blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

It is inviting individual testimonies via this form and is asking those who fill it in to consider how bullying and harassment manifested itself in the workplace and online, and the extent to which it was physical, verbal, psychological or social.

It aims to determine individual reactions to being bullied or harassed, the long-term effects, and the effectiveness of employers’ structures in dealing with the incident.

The invite for submissions was prompted by the fallout of the allegations about actor, writer and director Noel Clarke six months ago.

Producer and Bectu anti-bullying and harassment officer Meriel Beale said that “amplifying voices” is essential to tackling the industry-wide problem.

“I personally still receive calls on a weekly basis from people in distress from situations at work. From women being made to dress a certain way to please the male boss, to people being screamed at, there is clearly more work to be done,” she tweeted.

In last year's inaugural #unseenonscreen campaign, Bectu complied more than 50 case studies of bullying and harassment.

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