Tag: ID

Employer Beware: Don’t Fall for False OSHA Inspectors

Shortly after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a woman named Connie Knight began making the rounds of the Southeast Asian fishing communities in coastal Louisiana. She claimed to be a high-ranking OSHA hazardous waste safety instructor and inspector, and she showed off federal identification cards to prove it. She promised trainees that she could […]

Private Lives, Workplace Problem: Preventing Domestic Violence at Work

When an intern for Liz Claiborne, Inc., the women’s clothing manufacturer headquartered in New York City, was being harassed by an ex-boyfriend, the company security department immediately intervened. She was provided with daily escorts to her train station, and she was told to call the company’s dispatch center each evening to confirm that she arrived […]