Do you know what the average cost of a workplace violence lawsuit is? What about the average cost of a settlement? If you don't you're not alone. Not since the mid 1990s, a very different time in America, has any research into the hard costs of workplace violence been attempted...Until now. Watch this website for more information.
What does a workplace violence lawsuit projected to cost in 2020? What about a settlement involving a workplace violence claim? What's the bottom line? Learn more in Kathleen M. Bonczyk's new white paper and her research to be published in 2020. Email info@workplaceviolencepreventioninstitute for more information and to reserve your copy.
Please watch highlights from the WVPI's Violence Prevention Seminar: Note: The Workplace Violence and School Violence Prevention advocate Mrs. Angela Suttner joined us at this seminar. Mrs. Suttner devotes her advocacy work on behalf of her son Kenny who committed self murder due to bullying three years ago on December 21, 2016. Remembering Kenny Suttner today and always.
As I reflected on my 2019 advocacy work aimed at achieving safer workplaces and schools, my phone rang. On the line was a colleague who sought my guidance on workplace violence prevention throughout 2019. We discussed my recent trip to Colorado where I held a private WVPI event. Attendees included some of our nation's greatest advocates for school/workplace safety: Parents of students murdered in school shootings who fight for change everyday in their children's memories. Sch
A student who "said something" after he "saw something" - another student with a loaded gun helped prevent possible tragedy at Hinkley High School in Aurora, Colorado. Following the student's complaint to school staff, a 15-year-old was found in a classroom with a loaded gun in his waistband. The student has been arrested and charged with several crimes. Aurora is the same town where a gunman perpetrated a mass shooting inside the Century Aurora 16 Multiplex Theater in 2012.
Does your organization have a written policy barring workplace violence? Please watch the following brief video on this topic and subscribe to the channel. Note: Part II to be published on this blog on 12/10/19.
Kathleen M. Bonczyk, founder and executive director of the WVPI, appeared on the Pennsylvania public station BCTV to discuss the importance of preventative measures to help make schools and other workplaces safer. Kathleen's interview by Pam Gockley and Brad Hartline of BCTV can be heard at the 26:30 mark: