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  1. Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act: New Jersey Criminalizes Aggression towards Health Care Workers

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last month, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 3199 into law.  Otherwise known as the “Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act,” the new legislation is a direct response to increased reports of aggression towards health care workers; making it a criminal offense to threaten them with the intent to intimidate…

  2. U. S. House of Representatives approves H.R. 1195: The importance of addressing workplace violence in health care facilities gains traction

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Introduced to the House of Representatives in February and approved last week, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195) has taken another important step toward addressing the unacceptable level of workplace violence experienced by health care and social service providers while on the job….