Debra Friedman, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discusses the employer conundrum of disclosing workplace violence on Law360. OSHA requires employers to provide a safe workplace for their workers. Most employers take their obligation to provide a safe workplace to employees very seriously. Why then is it so common for employers to refuse to share information about a former employee’s acts of violence or threats of violence with the former employee’s potential future employers?
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