Safety and Security

Safety and Security

Policies and practices to promote physical safety (precautions against disease or injury) as well as mental and emotional safety (e.g., training and clear policies for reporting, investigating and addressing harassment or discrimination). This also includes psychosocial safety and the level of role stressors employees experience (e.g., the extent to which employees feel safe to take risks, feel cared for by colleagues and are clear on what is expected, as well as the extent to which work tasks create ongoing conflict with other colleagues, teams or departments).

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This job quality intervention outlines how workforce and economic development agencies can ensure that workers are protected through existing laws and employers are held accountable for not following required job quality legal protections.

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