Tele-Commuting Protects Employees from Viruses, But Not from Violence

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Monday, March 16, 2020

With the advent of the novel coronavirus (or COVID-19), many companies are choosing to let employees work from home in an effort to curtail the spread of illness. In most cases this is a prudent decision, but for people who …

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Lynn Fairweather of Presage Training Speaking at GSX 2019

Posted by Brainjar Media on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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Don’t miss Lynn Fairweather of Presage Training speaking at the 2019 Global Security Exchange Conference. Lynn Fairweather will provide a lecture on Assessing and Managing the Domestically Violent Employee on Tuesday, September 10th from 2 PM to 4 PM at …

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Call It What It Is: Domestic Violence In The Workplace Strikes Again

Posted by Brainjar Media on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Once again, it has happened in The Land of the Free. Again, several American families have lost a loved one, taken in a senseless act of targeted gun violence; this time, in a Chicago hospital. As is the case in …

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What Is The So-called “Boyfriend Loophole” in American Gun Laws?

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Saturday, May 12, 2018

The so-called “Boyfriend Loophole”, present in the gun laws of many states, refers to a gap in existing legislation which prevents someone accused of domestic violence or stalking from purchasing a firearm. Under many current statutes, only married offenders are …

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Is Your EAP Mishandling Employee Related Domestic Violence?

Posted by Brainjar Media on Friday, April 13, 2018

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Many corporations rely on an EAP, or Employee Assistance Program, to identify and help employees with complex life issues that may impact their job performance. Such issues include domestic violence (DV), which in America affects roughly 1 in 3 females …

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3 (Big) Ways Domestic Violence is Hurting Your Business

Posted by Brainjar Media on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

 

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As a threat assessment and management consultant, I often face the challenge of convincing employers to heed potential workforce “time bombs,” including those they can’t hear ticking just yet. Sometimes new clients seek me out because a “personnel land …

Categories: Domestic Violence in the Workplace, Employee-Related Domestic Violence

Dark Matter: The Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Mass Murder

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Monday, January 23, 2017

(Originally published on DomesticShelters.org – 1/23/17)

dekraii in cuffsOn Jan. 10 of last year, a young man named Esteban Santiago stood outside the door of a bathroom being used by his girlfriend in Anchorage, Alaska. When she did not emerge upon demand, …

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The Intersection Between Domestic Violence And Animal Abuse

Posted by Brainjar Media on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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Wayne Man Faces Year In Prison After Beating 7-Month-Old Puppy To Death

As a threat assessment and management professional and as a survivor of domestic violence that included animal abuse, I encourage all my colleagues to familiarize themselves with the …

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When Domestic Violence Becomes Public Violence

Posted by Brainjar Media on Sunday, August 21, 2016

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On July 29th, nineteen-year-old Allen Ivanov attempted to reconcile with his ex-girlfriend, but she refused. The next day he opened fire at a Seattle house party, killing her and several other young people who just happened to be in the …

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Multinational Corporations and the Risk of Domestic Violence Spillover

Posted by Brainjar Media on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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(As published in the July/August edition of the Workplace Violence Prevention eReport, August 18, 2016)

Multinational Employers and Domestic Violence: Confronting the Quiet Enemy

By Lynn Fairweather, MSW – Presage Consulting and Training

Doing business globally creates a variety of …

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