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TOOL Preventing Gun Violence in the Workplace

November 11, 2008
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The report may be helpful to companies seeking to prevent incidents at the office or in shaping no-weapons policies.
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Dealing With New Guns-at-Work Laws

November 5, 2008
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In a growing number of states, an employer cannot bar its employees from bringing guns to work and leaving them in their cars. Compliance puts a company at risk of violating its obligation to protect its employees, while noncompliance subjects the company to civil or criminal penalties, or both. Here is a look at the laws and steps employers can take to ensure safe workplaces.
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CEOs Death in India Alerts Multinationals to Workplace Issues

October 29, 2008
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The incident at Graziano Transmissioni comes at a time when violent protests led the Tata Group to rethink plans for its Nano car. Waves of violence also have affected a Korean steel maker and Indonesia’s Salim Group.
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Workplace Injuries Decline in 2007, Bureau of Labor Statistics Says

October 27, 2008
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Officials say the decline was largely due to workplace safety education, training and enforcement of guidelines.
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Citing Safety Concerns, Union Wants Peoples Gas to Add Staff

October 23, 2008
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A union is calling on the utility to hire 1,000 workers to address shortcomings in the handling of gas leaks outlined in a recent report on safety procedures at the Chicago company.
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Whistleblowing in the Post-Bailout Age Gets a Technological Boost

October 17, 2008
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The $700 billion bailout measure should create renewed interest in ethics hot lines, which have evolved into sophisticated Web-based tools. The biggest problem, though, could be getting more companies to use them.
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Van Pools Cut Costs, But Increase Some Risks

October 14, 2008
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As more businesses help their workers find lower-cost commuting options, employers need to be aware of the risks such programs can raise.
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Workplace Violence Continues Downward Trend, Researcher Says

September 5, 2008
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Workplace homicides dropped 25 percent between 2000 and 2006 and are down 61 percent since 1992.
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Tool Guides From the Office of Personnel Management

September 1, 2008
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As an employer of nearly 2 million civilian workers, the federal government has a repository of workforce management material to guide its own agencies. Here’s a link to Office of Personnel Management handbooks and guides you may be able to adapt to your own workplace.
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Tool Guides From the Office of Personnel Management

September 1, 2008
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As an employer of nearly 2 million civilian workers, the federal government has a repository of workforce management material to guide its own agencies. Here’s a link to Office of Personnel Management handbooks and guides you may be able to adapt to your own workplace.
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