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Burglary

- The problem of burglary at residential construction sites and strategies for preventing the problem—such as implanting microchips in power tools—are topics addressed in this guide from the Department of Justice.

Fahrenheit 1,832

- The historic Anna Amalia library in Weimar, Germany, is installing a tailor-made fire system as part of a reconstruction project after the building was gutted by a runaway blaze in 2004.

How to Encourage Cooperation

- How to turn a competitive work environment into a cooperative one.

Drug Use and Testing in the Workplace

- A drop in positive workplace drug tests.

Deterring Terrorists, Not Shoppers

- A recent RAND Corp. report ranks the effectiveness of mall security measures against terrorist attacks relative to cost, while a national servey co-sponsored by the ASIS International Foundation assesses security preparedness at malls across the U.S.

Connecticut - Employment Law

- A bill (H.B. 371) under consideration in the Connecticut General Assembly would outlaw bullying in the workplace. The law would make it illegal for employers to subject workers to conduct that is abusive. Abusive conduct is defined as any action, committed with malice, that a reasonable person would find hostile or offensive. Examples include repeated infliction of verbal abuse or sabotaging or undermining a person's work performance.

West Virginia - Employment Law

- A bill (H.B. 2346) introduced in West Virginia would make it illegal for employers to mandate employee attendance at certain types of meetings. Employees would not be required to attend meetings that deal with the employer's opinions on politics, religion, or labor unions.

Courthouse Security

- Courthouse security. A bill (S. 378) to increase courthouse security has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill would require that the U.S. Marshals Service offer ongoing security advice to the judiciary.

Premises Liability

- Read why a hotel is not responsible for the rape of one guest by another, according to a federal appeals court.

Avoiding Violent Outcomes

- How to see the warning signs of potential workplace violence, and if it occurs, how to respond.

Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work

- Industry leader reviews top text on psychopaths in the workplace.

Eastern Inscrutability: Blowing the Whistle in Asia

- Cultural obstacles to whistleblowing in Asia.

Lone Wolves and Black Swans

- When assessing risk, never rule out the improbable.
 




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