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NRA Finds Unlikely Partner With Union Support of Florida Gun Bill

April 5, 2007
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The bill, which was introduced earlier this year, prohibits employers or any entities from banning employees from keeping ‘any legal personal property’ locked in their cars.
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When an Employee Is Listed as a Sex Offender

March 21, 2007
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Many Web surfers are keenly aware of the information available from states’ online databases, and when they discover that one of their co-workers is a registered sex offender, they take action. The tricky question for the employer is, what action should it take?
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Employers Often Fail to Protect Young Workers

November 8, 2006
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Capitol Hill isn’t the only place in the U.S. where problems occur when teenage workers mix with adults who take advantage of age and power to sexually harass them. Many employers are in similar situations.
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No Right to Bear Arms on Employer Property

May 12, 2006
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Weyerhaeuser Co. operated a paper mill in Oklahoma and a policy barred employees from having firearms on company property and in employee parking areas. In October 2002, Weyerhaeuser used search dogs to identify vehicles that might contain drugs and a number of employees admitted having firearms in their vehicles and were subsequently fired.
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Employers Fire Back at Law Making it a Felony to Ban Guns on Company Premises

January 27, 2006
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The NRA says a Florida measure allowing workers to keep loaded firearms in their cars would boost safety, while employers see increased danger, higher security costs and a negative impact on morale. The NRA’s goal is to make the Florida law the model for all other legislation, says Brian Siebel, a senior attorney at the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
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Proliferation of Camera Phones Calls Up a Wide Range of Risks Relating to the Workplace

May 26, 2005
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Camera phones have created a host of risks for employers, including the loss of trade secrets and employee privacy concerns.
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Preventing Violence An Organizational Self-Assessment

April 28, 2005
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Companies can limit exposure to violence in the workplace by prescreening employees, having a workplace violence policy and a threat response team in place, and building good relationships with outside law enforcement.
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Preventing Violence An Organizational Self-Assessment

April 28, 2005
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Companies can limit exposure to violence in the workplace by prescreening employees, having a workplace violence policy and a threat response team in place, and building good relationships with outside law enforcement.
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A Left Turn For Safety at UPS

February 28, 2005
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Facing high injury rates, UPS departed from 90 years of management tradition and called on workers to help solve the problem.
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Death and Danger Mount for Contractors in Iraq

January 31, 2005
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More than 200 civilians working for U.S. government contractors have died in Iraq since the spring of 2003. Some wonder how many companies will continue sending workers there.
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