Violence in the Workplace

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Policy Name: Violence in the Workplace
Policy Number: 03-04-020
Version Effective Date: Not Available
Last reviewed on: January 1, 2019
Applies To: University wide
Responsible Office: Human Resources


INTRODUCTION AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
NJCU complies with the State of New Jersey's Policy Against Violence pursuant to Executive Order #49 (1996) related to violence in the workplace and/or disruptive behavior exhibited by any faculty, staff or contract employees. The goal of the policy is to create a safe work environment free from intimidation, threats, and acts of violence. Workplace violence includes the threat or actual infliction of violence. Moreover, violence or threats of violence against University property shall not be tolerated.

POLICY
This policy is intended to foster positive, supportive human relations, create a productive work environment for our academic programs and administrative services and create a campus environment conducive to the mission of learning.

Administrators, managers and supervisors are expected to promote positive behavior and to lead by example treating all employees with respect and dignity. Emphasis is placed on creating a workplace where established standards of conduct are clear, well-communicated, and consistently enforced, and where corrective action is used to deal with instances of unacceptable behavior.

DATE TO INITIATE REVIEW AND UPDATE
As deemed necessary or appropriate by the Policy Coordinator but at a minimum, at least every 5 years from the date of last review.