Notifying the Authorities: When Your HR Department Needs the Police Department

A recently terminated employee threatens you. One of your team members hasn’t reported for work in days. The underage intern is displaying signs of physical abuse. In each of these instances, should you call the police? In this episode of Honest HR, host Amber Clayton is joined by employment law specialists Janell Stanton and Brittany Nicholls to discuss when to get in touch with law enforcement when something out of the ordinary happens at your workplace, as well as tips for a thought out emergency plan for your organization.

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