Revising your crisis plan in wake of Virginia Tech shootings? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
If so, you’re not alone. The tragic mass-murder has led many employers
to rethink their emergency and evacuation plans. When reviewing yours, be sure
you do not inadvertently discriminate against disabled employees. Reason:
Courts say employers shouldn’t rely on blanket assumptions about safe
evacuations, but must individually evaluate each disabled employee’s ability.
For a free EEOC fact sheet, Obtaining and
Using Employee Medical Information as Part of Emergency Evacuation Procedures,
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