Tag: Workplace Violence

Temper Tantrum Leads to Removal

By on December 9, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Temper Tantrum Leads to Removal

An Air Force IT Specialist was fired after he blew up at his supervisor in an incident that required military police assistance. See how his appeal came out.

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Senator Wants to Kick ‘Creeps’ Out of the Federal Workforce

By on October 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senator Wants to Kick ‘Creeps’ Out of the Federal Workforce

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) wants to rid the federal workforce of individuals convicted of sexual assault.

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Are Land Management Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Their Employees?

By on October 22, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are Land Management Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Their Employees?

A GAO report analyzed how land management agencies protect their employees from extremist violence.

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Police: Naked Postal Worker Murdered Supervisor, Local Postmaster

By on December 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Police: Naked Postal Worker Murdered Supervisor, Local Postmaster

Police in Ohio said a Postal employee showed up to work in the nude and then proceeded to murder his supervisor and the local postmaster.

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Why Protect Only Law Enforcement Employees?

By on February 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Why Protect Only Law Enforcement Employees?

President Trump’s new Executive Order focuses on preventing violence against law enforcement officers, but leaves out other government employees.

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Workplace Bullying: A Form of Violence Pursued Under Title VII

By on February 2, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Workplace Bullying: A Form of Violence Pursued Under Title VII

Workplace bullying is something that federal employees can potentially face in their jobs. The author says the federal government must do more to protect its workforce from the harm caused by workplace bullying.

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Bullying Kills – What to Do?

By on April 11, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says that workplace bullying often leads to violence or even death. She provides some statistics on how pervasive the problem is and also some suggestions on what can be done about it.

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Are You Safe at Work?

By on September 14, 2015 in Leadership with 0 Comments

Some recent incidents highlight the need for federal employees to remain alert to the presence of possible violent actions in their workplaces.

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YouTube Video Shines Spotlight on Workplace Bullying Issue

By on July 17, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author outlines some examples of workplace bullying and how it affects individuals and organizations.

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Preventing Violence in the Workforce

By on May 26, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Physical violence is an act that transcends the ability to enact any type of conflict management or mitigating actions to resolve issues. A zero tolerance policy is a deterrent and like most deterrents it is a reactionary tool. There are many avenues to resolve conflict and as professionals, it is our responsibility to act with reason and intellect.

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