(CNN) – Is your boss a bully? If so, should that behavior be considered illegal? New York may become the first state to outlaw workplace bullying. The state Senate has passed a bill that would allow workers to sue their bosses for medical expenses and lost wages for emotional stress. 16 other states are considering similar legislation. Adam Cohen is a lawyer and a Time.com contributor. He joined us on Monday's American Morning to discuss the implications of the bill.