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Workplace Violence by Kim Kerr

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LEGAL OBLIGATIONS AND WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

David Goldman

INTRODUCTION

The weakening of the U.S. economy in 2008 and 2009 amplified the challenges facing American employers. And analysts predict that workplace violence could potentially increase through 2010 as workers attempt to cope with changing work conditions.1 As the recession in this country continues, and corporations of “all industries and sizes” continue with “unprecedented layoffs,” some employees will lose their jobs, homes, retirement savings, benefits, and job security, while other employees will continue working with increased pressure to perform and an overall feeling of day-to-day uncertainty.2 This “perfect storm of stressful conditions,” combined with recently passed legislation ...

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