Workplace violence is on the rise. With the shooting at the movie theater in Colorado, this timely topic is important for every organization. No one ever thinks the worst will happen until it does. The best course of action is to have a plan of action – even if you never use it.
Jenna Bedsole, Shareholder of Baker Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will discuss the types of workplace violence and the potential causes. Jenna will present tips for building a strategy to address workplace violence to keep your most valuable asset – your employees – safe.
Jenna Bedsole, a shareholder in the Birmingham office, is a member of the Labor & Employment Group. She has represented employers in a broad range of employment matters, including the defense of cases under federal and state discrimination laws. Jenna conducts management and employee training relating to employment issues in the workplace, drafts handbooks and employment agreements, provides policy review and regularly counsels employers to ensure compliance with applicable employment and labor laws.