Category: Violence on the Job

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The Perfect Storm: How Supervisors Get Away with Sexually Harassing Workers Who Work Alone at Night [Report]

LOHP recently investigated the problem of sexual harassment and sexual assault among janitors and security guards, also known as property service workers.  Our new report complements the UC Berkeley Labor Center’s report on wage theft in the property services industry, Race to the Bottom. We offer recommendations for implementing and enforcing effective sexual harassment policies (the report describes elements of a model policy that...

Violence on the Job: A Guidebook for Labor and Management

This LOHP guidebook can help labor and management deal with the threat of assault, robbery, and other violent acts at work. Violence may be a hazard to almost any occupation—taxi and delivery drivers, security guards, healthcare and social service workers, teachers, retail clerks, and many others. The guidebook includes a detailed discussion of the problem and suggestions for prevention. It also has checklists, surveys,...