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The Alliance has compiled a number of resources available for survivors, their friends and families, and professionals assisting survivors in New York City.

FAQ and Factsheets: Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence: Employee Information

Violence in America is now invading the workplace, putting at risk the safety, productivity and health of American workers, and this violence appears to be on the increase. Research clearly shows a significant increase in the amount of violence and conflict in the workplace in recent years. In 1992, the Centers for Disease Control declared workplace homicide a serious public health epidemic requiring priority attention by policy makers. Having tripled in the last decade, workplace homicide is the fastest-growing category of murder in the United States and is the leading cause of workplace death for women. In fact, murder and other violent crimes have escalated in the workplace to the point that the U.S. Department of Justice recently proclaimed the workplace the most dangerous place to be in America. Read More...

From the Series: NCVC "Get Help" General Information

Workplace Violence: Employer Information

Violence in America is now invading the workplace, putting at risk the safety, productivity and health of American workers, and this violence appears to be on the increase. Research clearly shows a significant increase in the amount of violence and conflict in the workplace in recent years. In 1992, the Centers for Disease Control declared workplace homicide a serious public health epidemic requiring priority attention by policy makers. Having tripled in the last decade, workplace homicide is the fastest-growing form of murder in the United States and is the leading cause of workplace death for women. In fact, murder and other violent crimes have escalated in the workplace to the point that the U.S. Department of Justice recently proclaimed the workplace the most dangerous place to be in America. Read More...

From the Series: NCVC "Get Help" General Information
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