Sadly, workplace violence is all too common. Nearly two million U.S. workers report being a victim of workplace violence, and there are even more incidents that go unreported.
Many employers are also now grappling with threats, bullying, cyber-harassment and sabotage.
We help employers recognize the warning signs and develop violence prevention plans through the formation of management teams, training for managers and supervisors, development of state-of-the art policies and procedures and improving security measures.
When an incident does occur, we are there to help you with crisis response 24/7.
We direct and manage post-incident investigations and help you with reporting requirements, policy enforcement, restraining orders and internal or external communication plans.
We also assist with post-incident recovery—helping clients make the transition back to business and develop new programs to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Society for HR Management | December 09, 2019
In this article, San Francisco labor and employment associate Rachel Conn provides her insights related to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s draft regulation on workplace-violence prevention programs.
Recorder (Law.com) | September 17, 2019
Los Angeles partner Ben Kim and San Francisco associate Rachel Conn, both of the Labor and Employment practice group, co-wrote this contributed article analyzing California’s latest effort to prevent workplace violence through regulations.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | January 15, 2019
Chicago labor and employment partner Frank Saibert authored this column about a labor dispute related to Ameren Illinois Co.’s decision to fire an employee for violating the company’s workplace violence policy when a firearm was found in the employee’s vehicle.
Law360 | April 22, 2018
Long Island labor and employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Chris Moro co-wrote this article analyzing new laws recently passed in Washington state that will directly impact employer-employee relationships when they take effect in June.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | April 18, 2018
Chicago commercial litigation associate Laura Bacon wrote this article analyzing a recent claim of hostile work environment brought by an employee of the Illinois Department of Human Services.
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