SB 553 requires California employers to create and implement a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan (WVPP) by July 1, 2024.

The CRA has a strong team of law firms with varying specialties to counsel our members on any matter.

Contact the CRA Member Helpline to set up your call with one of our legal partners. Remember, CRA members get one call (not to exceed 15 minutes) of legal advice every month.

On Demand Legal Center Webinar with Berliner Cohen

SB 553 requires all employers to establish a compliant Workplace Violence Prevention strategy and initiate training by July 1, 2024. This webinar covered the elements required for the training and provided a template for Employers to use to develop their own policy.

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans with Zaller Law Group

Don't overthink it! In this mini episode of the Confidential Bulletin, ZLG partner, Anthony Zaller and Senior Council and expert, Veenita Raj walk you through the process to successfully create your plan and train your staff.

Getting Your Business Ready

Conduct Risk Assessments

Conduct comprehensive risk assessments to identify potential hazards that could lead to workplace violence.

Develop & Implement a WVPP

Create a comprehensive WVPP detailing all roles, involving employees and representatives, and setting clear incident response protocols.

Engage in Training

Offer comprehensive training to all staff on YOUR WVPP and identifying, averting, and addressing workplace violence. Ensure this is a continuous conversation and properly documented.

Upskill your Managers and Employees on how to de-escalate workplace violence.

Maintain & Review Records

Maintain comprehensive records of violence prevention activities such as hazard management, training, incident handling, and probes. 

Our CRA Legal Partners

Anthony Zaller with Zaller Law Group
Vance Piggott  with Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
Alden Parker with Fisher Phillips
Christine H. Long with Berliner Cohen
Bruno Katz with Wilson Elser
Laura A. Pierson-Scheinberg with Jackson Lewis

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