December 12, 2019

House Passes Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

On November 21, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. If signed into law, HR 1309 would significantly increase the protections employers must provide to healthcare workers who can be frequent targets of workplace violence or abusee. HR 1309 has been referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.