If you tell your employer that you feel unsafe in a working environment what are they obligated to do?

This is more of a personal safety question rather than workplace hazards. I work in a public building and was threatened with bodily harm or death by a patron. After the second incident police were notified and we were told unless said patron attacked me there was nothing to be don In repeating what the officers said, I reminded administration that physical attacks have occurred and my safety was in jeopardy. If I do get attacked, what action can I pursue?

Asked on March 6, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, New Jersey


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