Table: Protecting the Workforce
EMPLOYER AS BIG BROTHER
The anti-terrorism bill gives new immunity from worker lawsuits, enabling companies to report behavior that could pose an immediate threat.
THE CORPORATE FORTRESS
Companies are securing ventilation ducts, installing mail censors, and using dogs to sniff out bombs.
Companies have to do more than protect executives from kidnapping. They also need to instruct on safe mail handling, draw up more effective evacuation plans, and help treat traumatized workers.
RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE TRAINING
With tensions running high, any company that fails to protect Muslim workers from harassment could face stiff legal and financial penalities.