Tag: employee safety


The Legal Implications of Self-Defense at Work

The Legal Implications of Self-Defense at Work

Many retailers have policies for handling a security event, and employees who fail to follow such policies can—under the “employment at will” principle—be subject to punishment, including termination. That happened to a group of asset protection associates at a Utah Walmart, but they challenged their firings in a lawsuit, claiming   Read More


Profitect Wins First Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award

Profitect Wins First Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award

Twelve industry solutions providers were finalists in the inaugural 2016 Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award competition at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Asset Protection Conference in Dallas. The award program is intended to recognize the most visionary technology solutions presented at the conference.

“Our industry has to continue to innovate   Read More


The Growing Role of Retail Loss Prevention Professionals

The Growing Role of Retail Loss Prevention Professionals

In the not-so-distant past, the primary responsibility of loss prevention personnel was to deter theft and control shrink. Many of us started our careers with the important but unpopular job of investigating internal fraud as well as identifying and detaining shoplifters in stores. Although important to the operation of a   Read More