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Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace by Johnny Lee

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Chapter 8

Security Issues

Making the entire workplace more secure is a critical part of protecting your employees from the escalating effects of domestic abuse. Implementing security measures also eases workers’ fears and concerns. Rumors will spread, no matter how effective you are at keeping things confidential, and people will start to get scared. Let the staff know that you are aware of the problem and are taking action to protect them. This will instill a greater sense of loyalty, because they will see that you are more interested in keeping them from harm than in protecting your tangible assets.

This chapter is all about how to create a more secure workplace. Let’s start with what can happen in the extreme:

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