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  • Ohio Governor Signs Domestic Violence Executive Order

    His order directs all state agencies, boards, and commissions to take necessary corrective actions, up to and including termination, when an employee commits or threatens to commit domestic violence on state property, at state-sponsored events, or when using state resources; and to contact law enforcement if an incident occurs.

  • Interim Management Board Set Up for RCMP

    The Canadian government plans to appoint initial advisory board members by April 1, 2019, and will also introduce legislative changes this spring to the RCMP Act to make the board permanent.

  • ILO's Future of Work Report Coming Jan. 22

    It will provide an in-depth and analytical examination of the future of work, according to ILO, and will outline the steps needed to create a better future of work for all.

  • New York Mayor Proposes Paid Personal Time Measure

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will pursue local legislation that would require private employers with five or more employees to offer 10 annual days of paid personal time, allowing employees to take paid time off for any purpose.

  • CDC: Deaths by Suicide Increasing Among American Workers

    The report, "Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group — 17 States, 2012 and 2015," examined the lifetime occupations of 22,053 between the ages of 16-64 who died by suicide in the 17 states participating in the National Violent Death Reporting System in 2012 and 2015.

  • How to Be Prepared for Workplace Violence

    Don Moseman, a master instructor for the North Dakota Safety Council, outlined during an NSC 2018 session some of the policies and practices employers should use.


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  • Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Hiring

    Many employers make hiring decisions regarding applicants with criminal convictions depending upon whether the offense was labeled by the state statute as a felony or misdemeanor. Some employers have policies, written and unwritten, that a person convicted of a misdemeanor is always eligible for employment while someone convicted of a felony is either automatically disqualified or requires further scrutiny before being considered. So how should an employer consider conviction records?


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  • Meet Workit Health

    Welcome to Workit, a whole new way to kick addictive behaviors to the curb. Our innovative digital health program blends the best of behavioral science, technology, and human-centered design. Learn more at http://workithealth.com/.

  • Careers in Manufacturing – Production Leader

    Growing up working side-by-side with her dad solving problems and discovering how things worked sparked the love of #STEM and learning to apply the sciences for Lisa Callender, Production Leader at a Dow. Lisa wants others to know that STEM Careers are more than studying science and math in school. It’s about solving world problems; making products that help the world; and leaving work every day knowing you made a difference.

  • Safety Tip: Conflict De-escalation Tips

    Anticipating potential conflict is important, and there are many verbal and non-verbal cues to be mindful of as situations unfold. This Vivid Learning Systems video explains how to de-escalate conflict situations at work. According to OSHA, employees working alone, working late at night, or working in high-crime areas, are all more likely to be subjected to an act of violence. Share this free safety tip with workers to support your training program. Find more learnatvivid.com.