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Negligence in employment encompasses several causes of action in tort law that arise where an employer is held liable for the tortious acts of an employee because that employer was negligent in providing the employee with the ability to engage in a particular act four basic causes of action may arise from such a scenario: negligent hiring. My child at the workplace for seven years, i have been the director of office services (this job handles mail, mail clerks, shipping and receiving, etc) during this period our company has grown from 100 employees to over 1,000 since my daughter was very little, she has come in to where i work and remained at or near my office, in a secure “non-public” area of the workplace.
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