Staffing Agencies and Temporary Labor Are Fending Off an Impending Labor Crisis
September 27, 2021
Temporary Labor Plays an Important Role in the Economic Rebound ...
When Will the Labor Shortage Come to An End?
September 20, 2021
Addressing North America’s Labor Shortage with Temporary Workers ...
Security Drivers for Executives Increasingly Important in Latin America
September 13, 2021
Security Drivers for Executives Address Complex Threats While Traveling South America ...
Is America Headed Towards Maximum Employment?
August 30, 2021
Economic Recovery in the United States Proves to Be a Careful Balancing Act ...
Addressing Labor Shortages for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses
August 16, 2021
Labor Shortages Could Mean Business Owners Need to Rethink Their Hiring Strategies ...
Temporary Labor and How It Can Help Your Business
August 3, 2021
Temporary Labor Solutions May Help Navigate Ongoing Labor Challenges Across North America ...
Corporations Experiencing Low-Skilled Labor Shortages Might Need to Revise Their Offerings
July 26, 2021
Low-Skilled Labor Shortages: The Pandemic’s Long-Term Impact on Economic Recovery ...
Labor Shortages Challenge the Economic Bounce Back in North America
July 19, 2021
Labor Shortage Solutions Are on the Horizon for North American Corporations ...
Threat Landscapes Continue to Evolve for Many Fortune 500 Companies
July 12, 2021
Threat Landscapes: Plan for the Unexpected Post-Pandemic ...
Union Formations Are Possible At Your Workplace; How to Respond Appropriately in 2021
July 5, 2021
Union Formations Are Expected as a Result of the PRO Act; Is Your Business Ready? ...
America is Open for Business, and Temporary Labor Will Help the Economy Bounce Back
June 28, 2021
Temporary Labor Might Help Navigate and Ease Complications From Nation-Wide Labor Shortages ...
Business Owners Should Be Planning for a Surge in Labor Disputes
June 21, 2021
Labor Disputes and Other Workforce Complications Could be on the Horizon ...
Worker Strikes Continue to be an Issue Across North America Post-COVID
June 14, 2021
Worker Strikes Might be on the Rise for Years to Come ...
Workplace Investigations Reveal Issues Related to COVID Compliance in the Workplace
June 7, 2021
The Public Will Likely be the Whistleblowers Regarding COVID Compliance in the Workplace ...
Workplace Investigations are Quickly Adapting to Address Digital Misconduct
May 31, 2021
Workplace Investigations for Remote Workforces; Points to Consider ...
The Role of Social Media in Business Continuity; What Business Owners Should Consider
May 19, 2021
Understanding the Good, Bad, and the Ugly of Business Continuity Planning and Social Media Use ...
Essential Workplaces Are Now Subject to COVID Compliance Inspections
May 17, 2021
Compliance is Key to Keeping Your Business Afloat in 2021 ...
5 Things You Need to Know About the PRO Act
May 3, 2021
The PRO Act Could Reshape American Labor Law; Here’s What You Need to Know ...
PRO Act Could Mean Major Change for Workers’ Rights and Labor Negotiations
April 26, 2021
The Nature of Work in the US is About to Change; Here’s What You Need to Know ...
Securing Property When Expecting an Anti-Mask Protest
April 19, 2021
Anti-Mask Protestors Expand Their Demonstrations to Small Businesses ...
High-Risk Terminations – Are You Prepared?
April 10, 2021
Termination of an employee or contractor can sometimes create an emotionally charged situation ...
Live Events May Require Proof of Vaccination - How to Enforce it in 2021
March 29, 2021
What Will Concerts and Live Events Look Like in a Post-Pandemic World? ...
Anti-Vaccine Protests are to be Expected in Rural Parts of North America
March 22, 2021
Vaccine Protests Expected in 2021 ...
More Hospitals Begin to Increase Access Control and Security Measures
March 15, 2021
Healthcare Industry Sees Increasing Need for Private and Physical Security Guards ...
National Government Agencies Learn from Record-Breaking 2020 For Natural Disaster Costs
March 8, 2021
A Health-Related Disaster with Record-Breaking Financial Losses ...
Put Your Business Continuity Plan to the Test
March 1, 2021
Stress-Testing Business Continuity Plans are Key to Successfully Navigating a Crisis ...
Types of Security Services
March 1, 2021
Security services can include security guards and close protection agents, similar to bodyguards ...
Investigating the New World of Virtual Harassment
February 22, 2021
Business Owners Should Expect New Forms of Virtual Harassment ...
Managing Union Backlash During Labor Negotiations
February 16, 2021
Act Accordingly During Your Labor Negotiations ...
Politicians and Neighbourhood Leaders Taking The Brunt of Angry Locals
February 1, 2021
Pandemic Fatigue Has Stirred Resentment Against Community Leaders ...
Duty of Care For Those Who Work From Home
January 25, 2021
Many Employers Were Forced to Turn to Remote Work Due to COVID-19 ...
Disaster Training For Your Workforce
January 18, 2021
Proper Planning and Preparedness Could Make or Break Your Company ...
Virtual Picket Lines and Brand Shaming Extend Far Beyond the Workplace
January 11, 2021
Challenges Against Employers Continue to Evolve with Remote Workforces ...
New Tactics Emerge During Labor Negotiations
January 4, 2021
A Virtual Labor Negotiation Could Catch an Employer Off-Guard ...
How Businesses and Government Officials Can Prepare for Potential Protests
December 8, 2020
In Today’s Digital World, Protests are More Organized Than Ever ...
Collective Bargaining: What Challenges Are Employers Facing in 2020
December 3, 2020
Adjusting a Collective Bargaining Agreement During COVID Can be a Delicate Balancing Act ...
Is an Anti-Mask Protest Coming to a Street Near You?
December 1, 2020
Conspiracy Theories Continue to Pose Great Threats to Society ...
The Fundamentals of an Undercover Workplace Investigation
November 24, 2020
Gather the Facts and Make Informed Decisions with Undercover Workplace Investigations ...
COVID-19 Has Proven That Physical Security is Integral to Everyday Business
November 23, 2020
Physical Security Has Never Been More Important ...
Curbing Panic and Instilling Solid Business Continuity Plans
November 6, 2020
Prepare your Business for Absolutely Anything ...
What is “Low-Touch” and “No-touch” Security and Why Do We Need It?
November 05, 2020
COVID Has Changed a Lot, Expect More Changes to Workplaces in the Future ...
Stick to the Facts - Know the Value of Third-Party Workplace Investigations
November 3, 2020
Avoid Bias and Protect Your Company with Workplace Investigations ...
The Challenges of High-Risk Remote Terminations During COVID-19
November 2, 2020
Spot Critical Warning Signs During a High-Risk Remote Termination ...
Virtual Workplace Investigations Are The “Next Normal”
November 2, 2020
Workplace Misconduct Continues but in Different Forms Post-COVID ...
COVID in The Workplace: Employer Obligations During COVID-19
October 26, 2020
COVID-19 has put workers' health and safety at the forefront of public concerns...
High-Risk Termination Case Study
September 28, 2020
A remote employee was asked to join a virtual call to discuss productive concerns ...
High-Risk Terminations – When Your Home Becomes an Extension of the Office
September 28, 2020
We have seen a significant increase in workplace violence threats as a result of high-risk terminations and workforce reductions...
AFIMAC’s Maria Teresa Septien Selected as Vice-Chair of the ASIS Foundation in 2021
September 18, 2020
Selling Confidence Across Latin America ...
Hurricane Season Could Hit Southern States Hard This Fall
August 25, 2020
Hurricane Season Presents Even More Economic Challenges ...
Hurricane Laura and Marco: 7 Ways We Can Immediately Help
August 24, 2020
We provide: Hurricane Assistance Hotline for Employees ...
AFIMAC Provides Corporate Security Overseas
July 31, 2020
The global security consulting firm based in Brazil is looking to ensure safe operations for Brazilian businesses exporting goods to Arab countries ...
AFIMAC Website Expands Service Offerings with the Launch of New Website
July 7, 2020
Expect an Improved User Experience and Continued Service Excellence ...
Getting Your Workforce Back to Work During COVID-19
July 2, 2020
Navigate the Challenges of Increased Workplace Sickness Claims ...
Protective Measures During COVID-19 Layoffs
July 2, 2020
Addressing Surveillance and Security Needs During Mass COVID-19 Layoffs ...
Pandemic Business Continuity Planning – Return to Work Considerations
May 5, 2020
Various governments have started to implement return to work plans for nonessential workplaces ...
Essential Workers – Wellness Safety and Well Being
April 1, 2020
Businesses that have been deemed essential are still required to operate. Individuals coming to ...
Protection Services – What You Should Consider In 2020
February 28, 2020
Over the last few years, there has been a rise in incidents involving aggressive and sometimes ...
A Potential Wave of False Claims are Coming to Employers and Insurance Companies – What You Need to Consider
May 11, 2019
During times of economic uncertainty, individuals will often look for other ways to generate new income as well as methods to shed expenses ...
Benefit Claims – Warning Signs
May 11, 2019
Benefit claim fraud and abuse can deliver significant challenges to organizations. Enclosed you will ...
Active Shooter Prevention – Social Solutions
February 22, 2018
With the increasing volume of workplace shootings, and the latest tragedy at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland FL ...
Joe Schollaert, AFIMAC President, appointed to the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) Private Sector Committee
February 7, 2018
AFIMAC Global is proud to announce the appointment of President, Joe Schollaert to the National ...
Top 5 Issues to Consider when Planning Responses to Workplace Emergencies and Evacuations
January 29, 2018
Having a written response plan specific to the type of emergency and the location(s) involved ...
Hurricanes
September 22, 2017
This hurricane season has been quite active and historical with two Category 5 hurricanes in the ...
Arming Employees and Security Guards Against Active Shooters
June 21, 2017
Clients repeatedly ask me whether arming the security guards or selected employees is a responsible defense against active shooters? ...
Building A Comprehensive Contingency Plan
May 25, 2017
Terrorism, natural disasters, corporate scandals, labor strikes and industrial accidents have ...
Active Shooter Warning Signs
December 14, 2016
A couple of months ago I posted a blog that highlighted a success story of courage and assertiveness by a school counselor ...
Domestic Violence Can Lead to Workplace Active Shooters?
November 28, 2016
In a recent client assessment for active shooter response preparedness ...
Santos Quagmire
October 1, 2016
Recently arriving from a vacation in the United Kingdom (UK), I had the chance to meet and talk with a plethora of ...
The Why Behind BREXIT
August 1, 2016
The month of June was one of ISIS’ most bloody periods of offensive engagements abroad ...
ISIS - Expansion into Asia
July 1, 2016
The common thread for all ISIS affiliates is the supposed religious beliefs following Islamic fundamentalism ...
ISIS is not a JV Team
July 1, 2016
For those who have fought in a war, peace is the ultimate sought out end state. However, Colombia’s President Santos ...
Soft Targets – Terrorist Methodology and Attack Indicators
July 1, 2016
The recent terrorist attacks that have occurred in countries throughout the world have received extensive international ...
Active Shooter Response - Responsibility to Have a Plan
January 21, 2016
Will your building occupants know what to do if an active shooter is loose in your facility hallways or on your campus? ...
Why Firing Someone Can be Like Breaking up With Your Girlfriend or Boyfriend
June 27, 2014
The emotions behind firing an employee can be similar to breaking up with someone with thoughts such as ...
Active Shooter Response Planning – AFIMAC Global
January 2, 2013
With the recent active shooter tragedies in Aurora, Portland and now Newtown ...
Active Shooter Response for Building Occupants - AFIMAC Global
September 18, 2012
ractically speaking only three reactions need to come to mind in the event you find yourself in a building with an active shooter attacking inside ...
Labour Disputes to Become More Aggressive and Radical?
April 17, 2012
A recent article written by union activists and the Occupy Movement reviewed the outcome ...
Blog Crisis Communication
April 5, 2012
Can management use the old tried, tested and true “no comment” when responding to difficult strike or lock out related issues? ...
Union Flash Mob
March 1, 2012
Are union tactics changing? Have the rules changed when it comes to protests and picketing? ...
Occupying With Social Media and Work Stoppage Support
January 4, 2012
Recent news articles regarding high profile labour disputes are showing that the Occupy Movement ...
Social Media Unions
January 4, 2012
As we all know social media is used by almost everyone to communicate ...
Strike Security, Contingency Plans, Unions Demands…
November 1, 2011
Are you seeking concessions? Do you need a change in culture? ...
Hugh Cleveland discusses AFIMAC
September 23, 2011
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Why is the sourcing department looking for something different than corporate security when a RFP process has commenced?
August 23, 2011
Many times we receive RFP documents for strike related services ...
‘Less’ Risky Business
August 3, 2011
Growth of Contingency Planning Indicate That Fewer Companies Fail to Plan ...
Replacement Workers: Why Do Unions Believe They Need Anti-Scab Legislation?
June 16, 2011
In recent years numerous unions have lobbied the government ...
When are Strike Security and Workplace Violence Professionals Going to be Taken Seriously by Senior Management?
June 7, 2011
I can’t help but notice security professionals often take a back seat in a time of need ...
What is Managements Role During a Work Stoppage
May 5, 2011
In the event of a withdrawal of services, management’s primary objectives will be to maintain critical services ...
Role of Security During a Strike
March 14, 2011
Security’s main role is to prevent injury to personnel and property damage ...
AFIMAC - ASIS TV
January 24, 2011
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You Have Just Completed Developing a Contingency. Question is…will it work?
January 11, 2011
Too many times we encounter plans that look good on paper but simply fail to meet the organization’s objectives ...
Labour Disputes and Court Injunctions
December 23, 2010
Will you need an injunction and what will an injunction do? ...
Labour Disputes in the 21st century
August 9, 2010
Having been involved in the labour dispute industry for 21 years I have witnessed some very interesting situations ...
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