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The General Duty Clause of 1970 was amended in 2011 to include “In a workplace where the risk of violence and severe injury are significant enough to be ‘recognized hazards,' the General Duty Clause would require employers to take steps to minimize these hazards.” Recent court rulings, relative to liability lawsuits, have shown active shooter scenarios are now considered a ‘recognized hazard’ to employees. In a 2013 court decision, the court found fault with the employer (Accent Signage) for negligence and failing to...

We all know that in an economic downturn, departments or initiatives which do not generate revenue are often the first to be cut. I have witnessed this more than a few times in my 22 years in Corporate America. Generally speaking, one of 3 things happens to those department’s duties: 1) Disseminated to other departments to add to their already overflowing plate 2) Outsourced and done on a pay as you need basis 3) Terminated Unfortunately, option one often leads to option three due to a...