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Domestic Violence

Hey Compliance Warriors! October is Cancer Awareness Month. Such an important cause and we should all be paying attention. October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Some of you know that this is a topic very close to my heart. I survived a 12-year marriage where  violence was inflicted weekly – sometimes daily. So, when I […]

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California employers are faced with the task of keeping up with some of the most complicated labor laws in the U.S. Most years, summer brings a whole new round of labor laws and regulations. This year is no exception.  Maintaining the latest information and ensuring compliance with these new state, local, and federal laws is […]

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In this course you will learn: OSHA’s definition of violence and aggression What the risks are for violence by a personal relationship How to recognize the signs of domestic abuse in a co-worker The items employers must address in a workplace violence action plan

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Hey ASAP Members! If you subscribe to our HelpDesk Suite of Compliance Tool-Kits or have recently joined our Audit-Secure Assistant Program, you may know that on occasion we provide FREE webinars as part of your program. Well, it’s time again. In October we are offering a Wednesday afternoon webinar on Workplace Violence: How to identify […]

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Have you ever dealt with an employee who had signs and symptoms of domestic abuse, but loved, defended and protected the abuser? Some experts call this reaction Stockholm Syndrome or Trauma Bond. While hard to understand, the realities exist that an employee who suffers violently from abuse at home may allow this situation to escalate […]

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Domestic Violence is an epidemic. 25% (or more) of women and almost as many men are victims of violence at the hand of an intimate partner or family member. Look around your workplace and remember this statistic. I love to write about the reality of Domestic Violence and how your workplace is affected. Sadly, I […]

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I understand that you may really hate the idea of discussing things like racism, religious tolerance, bad attitudes and many other difficult or hot-button topics that cause friction between co-workers. But, we do it anyway, right?  Even more difficult are the topics surrounding Workplace Violence. We are dodging at least one very crucial topic that […]

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