Retailer - November 2010


In This Issue:

- OSHA Has Tips on Avoiding the Holiday (C)rush

- When It Comes to Serial Harassers, Spare the Rod and Face the Jury

- Noteworthy Numbers: Discrimination Charges, Fiscal Year 2009

- Overtime Lawsuits by Retail Managers Just Keep on Comin’

Excerpt from "OSHA Has Tips On Avoiding the Holiday (C)rush"

Retailers expect this holiday shopping season to be busier than last year. And with many Americans heavily affected by the down economy, consumers are going to be looking for great deals during Black Friday. But, with such large crowds, retailers need to take precautions for safety of their employees and customers to prevent any accidents and possibly even fatalities resulting from crowd shoving, acts of violence, fi re, and trampling. If retailers take time to enact proper safety precautions and plan for emergencies, the holiday shopping season can be a positive experience for everyone. OSHA has issued guidance on crowd management, with suggested precautions including the following....

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