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Workplace Violence Prevention – Myths, Confusion & Misunderstandings

My business associate and Founder of the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute Kathleen M. Bonczyk, Esq. Attorney, Consultant and Advocate properly calls June a bloody month when a former employee named Henry Bello entered the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, New York City … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: The Effects of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Felix Nater of Nater Solutions, Ltd., has seen firsthand how workplace violence as well as spillover from domestic violence situations can compromise the workplace. From a financial standpoint, workplace violence costs US companies $8.3 billion per year.

In addition … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: The Effects of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Reports of workplace violence are increasing in the news. In April, a shooting at North Park Elementary School resulted in the murder of a teacher (the gunman’s wife), the death by suicide of the gunman, and the related death of … Read more

Workplace Violence: Prevention Strategy and Training

In this Blog I ask John Byrnes, CEO of Aggression Management to draw an important correlation between management commitment in understanding the need to invest in an appropriate prevention strategy and training tactics that deliver results. Such prevention strategy must … Read more

HR and EAPs: From Safety Net to Safe Haven

Everyone deserves a safety net and a safe haven, even at work, and especially if you’re part of the 24% of women and 12% of men who reported at least one lifetime episode of intimate-partner violence.

According to statistics … Read more

Violence On The Job: It Pays To Prepare #TChat Recap

“Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.” ―Gen. George S. Patton

This week’s #TChat events coincided with the anniversary of a difficult date in U.S. history — September … Read more

Workplace Violence: Myth and Reality #TChat Preview

(Editor’s Note: Are you looking for a full recap of this week’s #TChat events and resources? Read the #TChat Recap: “Violence On The Job: It Pays To Prepare”.)

9/11/2001. Who can forget that morning, 12 years ago, … Read more

Workplace Violence: Be Safe & Sound, But Be Prepared: #TChat Recap

Most victims of violence feel powerless and alone.  I’d argue most bystanders and witnesses feel the same.

Most of us want to believe that folks are basically decent, not monsters that erupt at work or at home or anywhere and … Read more

Workplace Violence & Security Risks: #TChat Preview

Originally posted by Matt Charney, one of #TChat’s moderators, on MonsterThinking Blog

“The Dark Side of Workplace Culture: Workplace Violence and Security Risks,the theme of this week’s #TChat, is one we don’t spend a whole lot … Read more