December 30, 2017

Two former employees returned to their former workplace 1500 miles apart to kill at about the same time yesterday afternoon December 29, 2017. 

The carnage in California and Texas left a total of five dead and one person struggling for life. In both cases the gunmen too...

December 29, 2017

OSHA says 80% of reported violence suffered by nurses comes from patients.  The first workplace violence article I ever wrote dealt with the harassment of nurses. It was published over 30 years ago when I served as Director of Human Resources for a home health care age...

December 28, 2017


We asked anti-bullying advocate and expert Deb Falzoi to write a guest blog for us dealing with her experiences as a victim of workplace bullying.

Deb is a role model and a leader who said "NO" to bullying.  Deb not only refused to allow bul...

December 28, 2017

On December 26, 2017, we published Part I of Workplace Violence Prevention Institute Think Tank member and forensic psychologist Dr. Robert L. Tanenbaum's presentation on school and work-based bullying.

Dr. Robert Tanenbaum - Forensic Psychologist and Workplace Violence...

December 27, 2017

"Kathy...what's the temperature in Florida this morning?....71 and sunny you say?...Why it's 17 degree below zero here and that's not even factoring in the wind chill factor!

So joked my beloved friend, fellow mother and bullying/workplace violence prevention advocate...

December 27, 2017

Kathleen M. Bonczyk, Esq. founder and president of the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute will deliver a 2.5 hour continuing legal education unit online presentation to attorneys on January 23. 2018 at 2:00 p.m. entitled "Workplace Violence."

The course is accredit...

December 26, 2017

WVPI think tank member and forensic psychologist Dr. Robert L. Tanenbaum conducted an eye-opening presentation on school and work-based bullying at our September 2017 meeting in New Jersey.

Dr. Tanenbaum has graciously authorized us to publish the slides from his p...

December 24, 2017

Authorities report that a 24 year old employee facing termination entered an Ohio post office just before 4:30 a.m. on December 23, 2017 and shot and killed his 52 year old immediate supervisor Lance Herrera-Dempsey.

Then at approximately 7:15 a.m. the suspect named DeS...

December 21, 2017

One year ago today high school senior Kenneth Suttner took his life. The cause of death was determined to be "bullying."

I have lectured and written about Kenny's tragic loss many

times in the past year including for the National Underwriter/Claims Magazine, a periodical...

December 18, 2017

The Workplace Violence Prevention Institute (WVPI) will publish research on the growing tragedy of employee-on-employee occupational murders in 2018.

This study entitled "The Killer in the Next Cubicle" evaluates workplace violence perpetrated by individuals known to th...

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