Workplace Violence: The Legal Role In Keeping Your Workplace Safe

Legal Briefs Employment Law Series Part 6

This program provides specific instructions on how to appropriately and legally investigate rumors, do background checks and employment screenings, and more.

Program length 17 minutes
Topics: Legal Issues, Safety, Workplace Violence

Making the workplace safe from violence is a high priority for organizations today. But there is a real risk of legal liability as well. Because of workplace violence, organizations have been sued for negligent hiring and retention, constructive discharge, and failure to provide a secure environment. This new Legal Briefs module will help insure your managers know their legal obligation and the actions they can take to keep your workplace safe and out of court. This program also provides specific instructions on how to appropriately and legally investigate rumors, do background checks and employment screenings, and more. The Legal Briefs Series is designed to build on the information presented in It's the Law: The Legal Side of Management. Each 1-hour training module drills deeper to focus exclusively on the really tough issues managers struggle with in each separate employment law area.

Key Learning Points

  • How to respond to an employee who makes threat towards an outsider
  • How to investigate rumors of threats and maintain confidentiality
  • And more
  • How to respond appropriately and immediately to acts of employee temper
  • How to approach pre-employment screenings, what types of questions to ask references-and how to avoid illegal questions, misuse of information, and negligent hiring

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