Dubuque - Northeast Iowa ECI/NICC/IWD Lunch and Learn on Workplace Violence


For Immediate Release: September 3, 2009
Contact: Peggy Murray: (563) 556-5800 ext. 130

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Northeast Iowa ECI/NICC/IWD Lunch and Learn on Workplace Violence

DUBUQUE, IOWA – The Northeast Iowa Employers’ Council (ECI) in conjunction with Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), and Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) are offering a Lunch and Learn on Workplace Violence. Lieutenant (Lt.) Scott Baxter, Crime Prevention and Public Information Officer with the Dubuque Police Department will be the guest speaker.

Workplace Violence is a growing concern for employers and employees and is the leading cause of job related deaths. Workplace violence can strike anywhere. No one is immune, and some workers are at an increased risk. Lt. Scott Baxter’s presentation will cover types of workplace violence, it’s prevalence in our world today, warning signs, prevention methods to avoid and diffuse potentially violent situations and working with law enforcement to deal with such violence.

This Lunch and Learn will be offered at the NICC Town Clock Center for Professional Development at 680 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2009. The registration fee is $19.00 and includes lunch. To register, please contact Marie Blum by phone at (563) 557-8271 ext. 380 or by e-mail at blumm@nicc.edu.

The Northeast IA Employer’s Council, supported by Iowa Workforce Development Region 1, including Dubuque, Delaware, Clayton, Fayette, Allamakee, Chickasaw, Howard, and Winneshiek counties is part of the statewide Employers’ Council of Iowa system. This council, in partnership with NICC, provides both educational and networking opportunities for employers and human resource professionals.