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Strategies for Preparing to Deal with Crisis in the Workplace

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Increasingly, employers find themselves facing a variety of crises in the workplace and are called upon to respond in real time. Crises in the workplace can take many forms, but commonly include the following:

  • Workplace Violence
  • Financial Crime
  • Public Relations or Social Media Crisis
  • Data Breaches

No longer merely a vague risk, the possibility that an employer may face one or more of these issues increases each year. For example, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 392 workplace homicides and 37,060 nonfatal injuries in the workplace resulting from an intentional injury by another person in 2020, the last year for which statistics were available. Additionally, in 2022, data breaches numbered over 422 million, which is up from 294 million in 2021.

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