Did you know….

Did you know that employers can obtain restraining orders to protect their employees from violence in the workplace?  Additionally, that according to the ground-breaking decision of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals v. Wilson (Fourth District Division, One December 5, 2011, “all relevant evidence must be considered in such proceedings.  This means that the element of “hearsay testimony” which was considered before to be otherwise inadmissible, is now to be considered as evidentiary.  According to the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 527.8, employers are permitted to obtain court orders to protect their employees against Workplace Violence.  This includes credible threats of violence from any individual, “that can reasonably be construed to be carried out or to have been carried out at the workplace.”

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