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The 2016 workplace murder of Ryan Birse and Thursday's workplace mass shooting in Collierville, TN
Mass shootings in 2021 ahead of 2019 statistics
Subcontractor kills 1, wounds 12 at Tennessee Supermarket; Trend of Supermarket Shootings Continue
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WVPI's Founder's Published Article: Workplace Violence, as a Covered Worker's Comp. Claim
Today, the leading insurance industry periodical "Insurance Journal" Magazine published an in-depth article written by Kathleen M....
EEOC's Resolution Condemning Violence, Harassment and Discrimination Against Jewish Workers
September 6-8 marks the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Recently, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity...
The Kids of Santa Fe.
A week of continued violence in our schools
- On Wednesday, 15-year-old William Chavis Raynard Miller Jr., a student at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, NC was shot dead at...
Jury orders Walmart to pay former employee $125 million in disability discrimination lawsuit
A Wisconsin jury recently awarded Marlo Spaeth, a 16-year Walmart employee with Down syndrome who was fired after experiencing...
Is Workplace Violence Covered Under Workers Compensation?
Case Study Jamal is seated at his cubicle, with his back to the open workspace. He is focused on completing a detailed financial report...
Man arrested after videos show violent outburst at Miami International Airport
Videos taken at the Miami International Airport on August 27, 2021 by witnesses depict a man violently lashing out at airport personnel....
Sexual harassment: Quid pro quo vs. Hostile Environment
Sexual harassment is a form prohibited workplace behavior pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Many local...
Remembering Daniel Anderl
Too much bloodshed has been spilled and Americans senselessly taken arising from workplace violence, including truly innocent lives....
Conducting witness interviews into allegations of harassment and other forms of workplace violence
At some point in a supervisor or manager's career, he/she may be called upon to mediate a claim of harassment or other complaint of...