What employers need to know about guns and the workplace - Dr. Lynne Curry Discusses In Her Latest Article

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Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR (CEO of The Growth Company, Inc. and author of Solutions and Beating the Workplace Bully) has over 30 years of experience in management consulting and frequently receives questions from clients regarding situations in the workplace. Today, Dr. Curry discusses a question about gun violence and how it relates to the workplace.

Every employer needs to address violence in the workplace.

Today Dr. Curry offers strategies for dealing with workplace violence. Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR (CEO of The Growth Company, Inc. and author of Solutions and Beating the Workplace Bully) has over 30 years of experience in management consulting and frequently receives questions from clients regarding situations in the workplace. Today, Dr. Curry received the following question from a client and discusses how every employer needs to address violence in the workplace.

"Three weeks ago, we fired a hot-tempered employee who left cussing and shouting. Since then, several of our employees have made no secret of the fact that they’re “packing.”

This makes many of our employees nervous. Other employees, however, insist that the only way to keep everyone safe is to have guns easily accessible. Unfortunately, some of these employees are also hotheads. Our employee handbook doesn’t address this issue and we think it needs to. Can you help?"

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