Law360: OSHA Considerations For Preventing Workplace Violence
In an article published in Law360 on June 16, 2021, labor and employment attorneys Dove Burns and Alexandra Simels discuss workplace violence and the importance of employers’ legal responsibilities to respond to this growing threat and put in place effective prevention programs. The article also explores the risk factors, employer liability, violence prevention programs, and recent legislative developments to mitigate the risks of workplace violence.
Dove focuses her practice on employment law and professional liability. She has experience defending corporate clients and executives, professional service providers, multibillion-dollar international restaurant chains, hospitals, municipalities, housing authorities, nonprofits, and boards of directors in a variety of high-exposure matters.
Alexandra is an attorney in the Labor and Employment department. She counsels and represents employers on a wide array of employment issues including discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge. Ally litigates on behalf of businesses faced with board disputes, agency charges, wage and hour class actions, DOL investigations, and matters of professional negligence.