Approximately 24% of workplace violence is related to personal relationships, which involve situations where an individual gains access to a workplace and commits a crime targeting an employee or customer who is a current or former intimate partner. A perpetrator of intimate partner violence with access to firearms can pose a deadly threat to the intended victim, as well as third party bystanders, family, friends, or co-workers.
Are you an employer who has been made aware that an employee has been battered, stalked, or received a credible threat of violence against the employee via statements or a course of conduct that would place a reasonable person in fear for his or her safety, or the safety of his or her immediate family? Protect your employee, and protect yourself and your company from possible liability. Domestic Violence Determination Form
Under Indiana Code 34-26-6, courts can issue orders to protect an employee from unlawful violence or credible threats of violence. These orders can be requested by the employer of a person who is the target of unlawful violence or credible threats of violence, and will be enforced by law enforcement officers. These orders are called "Workplace Violence Restraining Orders. There are two kinds of WVRO's--a temporary restraining order (TRO) issued without a hearing that lasts a maximum of 15 days, and an injunction (an order issued after a hearing) that lasts up to 3 years.
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Indiana's Civil Protection Order, No Contact Order, and Workplace Violence Restraining Order forms.