Legal Information: Georgia
Updated: October 31, 2023
How does this law protect me?
If you have suffered violence or a threat of violence at work, your employer can file for a temporary restraining order (TRO) and/or a long-term injunction on your behalf against either:
- the individual who carried out the violence or credible threat against you; or
- the organization that this individual is a part of.1
If issued, the TRO and the injunction will prohibit any future violence or threats, both at your workplace and while you are doing your job somewhere outside of your workplace.2
1 Ga. Code § 34-1-7(b)
2 Ga. Code § 34-1-7(e)
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