Can a disgruntled employee cause a data breach?

Can a disgruntled employee cause a data breach?

Disgruntled employees can do damage as well. Perhaps feeling as if they’re being unjustly let go or overlooked for an opportunity, driven by greed, or looking to gain a competitive advantage with a new employer, ill-meaning employees can delete data or steal software or intellectual property.

Can a employer retaliate against an employee for domestic violence?

Victim assistance laws prohibit employers from discriminating or retaliating against an employee who requests or takes leave for reasons related to domestic violence. “Of course, there are restrictions on employers’ ability to control off-duty conduct, and state law should be consulted,” said Newman.

What do employers need to know about workplace violence?

The Occupational Safety and Health Act requires employers to maintain a safe workplace, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have cited employers for a lack of workplace violence safeguards under the Act’s General Duty clause.

Victim assistance laws prohibit employers from discriminating or retaliating against an employee who requests or takes leave for reasons related to domestic violence. “Of course, there are restrictions on employers’ ability to control off-duty conduct, and state law should be consulted,” said Newman.

The Occupational Safety and Health Act requires employers to maintain a safe workplace, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have cited employers for a lack of workplace violence safeguards under the Act’s General Duty clause.

What are the effects of mental illness in the workplace?

Mental illnesses such as depression are associated with higher rates of disability and unemployment. Even after taking other health risks—like smoking and obesity—into account, employees at high risk of depression had the highest health care costs during the 3 years after an initial health risk assessment. 13,14