Q Our company is considering implementing a policy on workplace violence. Should we even have such a policy and, if so, what types of things should it include?
A Many companies have decided to implement internal policies regarding workplace violence. Typically, the policies include such items as what employees should do if they witness and/or hear threats concerning violence in the workplace. Some policies also address what investigative efforts management will use on receiving notice that an alleged incident of workplace violence is occurring or has occurred.
Before drafting such a policy, however, you should