Close Protection Training from AFIMAC
Feb 01, 2023
Close protection training is now available; click now to learn more and sign up today.
Safe Travel to Brazil: Solutions from AFIMAC
Jan 09, 2023
Safe travel to Brazil: corporate travel solutions to manage security risks; click now for more.
Active Shooter Prevention Solutions from AFIMAC
Jan 04, 2023
Active shooter prevention, planning, and response; click now to learn more.
Worker and Labor Strikes, Guidance for Employers
Dec 29, 2022
Worker strike solutions in retail and fast food - learn about options for employers; click now.
Union Strikes Expected for Many Canadian Employers
Dec 28, 2022
Union strikes are coming; explore union negotiation solutions from AFIMAC - click now.
Travel Risks Are Very Real When Visiting the Middle East for Work
Dec 27, 2022
Travel risks managed for Middle East travel alongside AFIMAC; click now.
Preventing Workplace Violence with Active Shooter Training
Dec 08, 2022
Preventing workplace violence in North America remains a challenge for many employers. Workplace violence has grown to be more commonplace, as recently seen in Virginia, where a conflict between fellow employees turned into a deadly shooting rampage. 
Laying Off Workers? Explore Security Services for Employers
Dec 02, 2022
Laying off workers is never pleasant, and it often comes with security risks; click now to learn more
Traveling to Brazil Remains Dangerous: Ensure the Safety of Corporate Travelers
Dec 01, 2022
Safe travel to Brazil is possible with protective drivers and travel management; click now.
Safe Travel To Brazil: Solutions For Corporate Travelers From North America
Nov 08, 2022
Safe travel to Brazil is possible with protective drivers, close protection, and more, click to learn more.
Travel Security Solutions For Safe Travel To Mexico
Oct 26, 2022
Travel Security proves incredibly important after an American gets attacked with a machete; click now.
Corporate Travel Management for Executives Traveling Internationally in 2022
Oct 20, 2022
Corporate travel management services help ease air travel complications; click to learn more.
Workplace Violence Incidents Highlight Need for Extensive Workplace Security
October 4, 2022
Workplace Violence Concerns Grow for Many Businesses ...
Workplace Threat Assessments Push Back Against Workplace Violence
October 3, 2022
Exploring the Need for Conducting Workplace Threat Assessments ...
Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Fiona - A Reminder of the Impacts of Climate Change
September 29, 2022
Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Fiona Disaster Assistance for Governments and More
AFIMAC Bolsters Contingency Labor Branch With Hiring of Amy Moss
September 26, 2022
AFIMAC Growth Highlighted By New Hires
AFIMAC Expands In Emergency Management Space With Veteran Hire Of William J. Smith
September 26, 2022
AFIMAC’s Global Reach Continues to Expand
Public Harassment and Security Solutions Available To Canadian Politicians
September 16, 2022
Public Harassment: Security for Canadian Politicians, Elected Officials and Senior Public Sector Employees ...
Are You Considering Terminating Employees This Fall? Prepare With This Guide
September 8, 2022
Terminating Employees, Including Best Practices for Business Owners
AFIMAC Adds Veteran Sales Executive Brian Kidd
August 22, 2022
Expanding AFIMAC’s Reach Across Canada
Temporary Labor and Retention Strategies For Businesses Facing Labor Shortages
August 18, 2022
Temporary Labor and Long-Term Staffing Solutions...
Maintaining Business Operations With Natural Disaster Response and Continuity Planning
August 4, 2022
Natural Disaster Response: Protecting Both People and Property...
Temp Labor Ensures Ongoing Productivity in The Manufacturing Industry
July 29, 2022
Temp Labor Solutions Remain Primed for 2022...
Temporary Laborers for Natural Gas, Oil, and Energy: Maintain the Bottom Line
July 20, 2022
Temporary Labor Can Help to Revive North America’s Energy Sector...
Addressing Gun Violence in America with Active Shooter Preparations
July 13, 2022
Active Shooter Preparations Place Power into the Hands of Your Staff ...
Temporary Labor for Food Plants, Processors, and Supermarkets
July 5, 2022
Temporary Labor Slated to Help Address Labor Shortages Complications ...
Temp Labor for the Farming Industry is a Grassroots Approach to Labor Shortages
June 29, 2022
Temporary Labor - A Natural Choice for the Agriculture Industry ...
Benefit Claims Fraud is on the Rise; Workplace Investigations Help to Manage Losses
June 23, 2022
Claims Fraud in North America: Address it with Workplace Investigations ...
How the North American Auto Industry Can Leverage Temporary Labor
June 14, 2022
Temporary Labor, The Likely Solution for the Automotive Sector ...
Five Answers to Questions About Temporary Labor Services Tailored for Employers
June 7, 2022
Temporary Labor Questions Answered for Those Considering Hiring Temp Labor ...
The Costs of Competing for and Recruiting Healthcare Professionals
June 1, 2022
Recruiting Healthcare Professionals and Exploring Temporary Labor Solutions ...
Recruitment Challenges Pile Up For These Industries
May 24, 2022
Ten Industries That Will Experience Labor and Worker Shortages in 2022 ...
High-Risk Terminations Put So Much More Than Your Job Site at Risk
May 17, 2022
High-Risk Terminations and the Unfortunate Side Effects ...
Security Drivers Help Executives Conduct Their Business Safely
May 9, 2022
Consider Security Drivers for Executives and Ensure Safe Corporate Travel ...
Emergency Response for Businesses Facing Natural Disaster
May 5, 2022
Emergency Response and Natural Disaster Assistance for Industries in North America
Agency Temps for the North American Healthcare Sector
March 14, 2022
Agency Temps Primed to Address Ongoing Healthcare Labor Shortages ...
Can Temporary Workers Play a Role During North America’s Teacher Shortages?
March 14, 2022
Temporary Workers Are Available to Step in During These Difficult Times ...
Managing Labor Disputes and Disruptions in the Grocery Industry with Temp Workers
February 22, 2022
The Grocery Industry Can Benefit from Temporary Workforces ...
How Agency Temps Can Lead to Full-time Workforces
February 14, 2022
Agency Temps - Key Questions Every Business Owner Should Be Asking ...
Active Shooters and the Workplace: A Growing Cause for Concern for Business Owners
February 7, 2022
Active Shooters - Stay Informed, and Protect Your Workforce ...
High-Risk Terminations and Worker Absenteeism: Where to Begin
February 7, 2022
High-Risk Terminations and Labor Turmoil: Guidance for Business Leaders ...
High-Risk Terminations and the Costs of Doing Business in 2022
January 31, 2022
High-Risk Terminations and the Risks Associated with Mass Layoffs ...
Remote High-Risk Terminations Can Still Pose Security Threats
January 31, 2022
How to Manage Risks During High-Risk Remote Terminations ...
Staffing Shortages and Temporary Workers: Predicting When Labor Unrest Will Subside
January 31, 2022
Temporary Workers Step in to Fill Labor Complications in North America ...
Staffing and Worker Issues: Seven Questions for Employers Considering Temporary Labor
January 31, 2022
Temporary Labor Offers Simple Solutions for Global Labor Complications ...
Supply Chain Security Can Make or Break Your Business: Here's How to Prepare Now
January 31, 2022
Supply Chain Security and Preparing for Future Disruptions ...
Executive Protection Receives Heightened Importance After Multiple Killings in Mexico
January 26, 2022
Executive Protection Considerations for Corporations and Media Personnel ...
High-Risk Terminations and Protests
January 25, 2022
Many organizations have begun to take action with employees that have not followed vaccination mandates ...
The Perfect Storm – Labour Relations 2022
January 25, 2022
COVID-19 and market conditions have created the perfect storm ...
Managing Omicron and Its Impact on Ongoing Worker Shortages
January 10, 2022
Omicron Outbreaks Could Prompt Increased Worker Shortages; Are Your Prepared? ...
Security Services Are in Hot Demand to Help Manage Supply Chain Disruptions
January 10, 2022
Key Facts on Security Services and Supply Chain Disruptions Across North America ...
Security Services Keep the Peace During Complex Labor Disruptions
January 10, 2022
Security Services Speak to Unpleasant Instances of Harassment and Violence ...
Workplace Investigation Services That Uncover Fraud
January 10, 2022
Workplace Investigation Services: Common Questions Answered for Business Owners ...
Active Shooters; A Concern for Many Businesses and Institutions
December 6, 2021
Active Shooter Incidents May Be on the Rise Across North America; Plan Accordingly ...
Labor Dispute Services Address Ups and Downs of Labor Unrest in America
December 6, 2021
Labor Dispute Services: Simple Solutions to Address Labor Turmoil ...
Labor Dispute Services for the Food and Manufacturing Industry
December 6, 2021
Labor Dispute Services Shine After Many Businesses Experience Labor Turmoil ...
Labor Dispute Services Manages Turmoil, But Strikers Could Move on to Other Jobs
November 29, 2021
Labor Dispute Services Address Complex Labor Issues for Business Leaders ...
Security Services Are as Important as Ever as Occurrences of Labor Strikes Soar
November 22, 2021
Security Services and Executive Protection Play Important Role for Business Leaders ...
Vaccine Mandates Push for Even More Labor Shortages Across North America
November 15, 2021
Vaccine Mandate Complications Prompt Ongoing Labor Shortages in the USA ...
Protecting Your Supply Chain with Temporary Workers
November 8, 2021
Temporary Workers Help North American Industries Bounce Back Post-Pandemic ...
Will Health Passes Across North America be Met with a Need for Increased Security?
October 29, 2021
Health Passes and Proof of Vaccination Leave Business Owners in Hot Water ...
Worker Shortages Run Rampant Yet S&P 500 Hits New Highs
October 25, 2021
Is There Cause for Concern with Worker and Labor Shortages in North America? ...
Temporary Labor Proves to Be the Right Path for Economic Challenges in North America
October 18, 2021
Temporary Labor: Important Answers to Questions for Business Owners ...
Staffing Agencies and Temporary Labor Are Fending Off an Impending Labor Crisis
September 27, 2021
Temporary Labor Plays an Important Role in the Economic Rebound ...
When Will the Labor Shortage Come to An End?
September 20, 2021
Addressing North America’s Labor Shortage with Temporary Workers ...
Security Drivers for Executives Increasingly Important in Latin America
September 13, 2021
Security Drivers for Executives Address Complex Threats While Traveling South America ...
Is America Headed Towards Maximum Employment?
August 30, 2021
Economic Recovery in the United States Proves to Be a Careful Balancing Act ...
Addressing Labor Shortages for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses
August 16, 2021
Labor Shortages Could Mean Business Owners Need to Rethink Their Hiring Strategies ...
Temporary Labor and How It Can Help Your Business
August 3, 2021
Temporary Labor Solutions May Help Navigate Ongoing Labor Challenges Across North America ...
Corporations Experiencing Low-Skilled Labor Shortages Might Need to Revise Their Offerings
July 26, 2021
Low-Skilled Labor Shortages: The Pandemic’s Long-Term Impact on Economic Recovery ...
Labor Shortages Challenge the Economic Bounce Back in North America
July 19, 2021
Labor Shortage Solutions Are on the Horizon for North American Corporations ...
Threat Landscapes Continue to Evolve for Many Fortune 500 Companies
July 12, 2021
Threat Landscapes: Plan for the Unexpected Post-Pandemic ...
Union Formations Are Possible At Your Workplace; How to Respond Appropriately in 2021
July 5, 2021
Union Formations Are Expected as a Result of the PRO Act; Is Your Business Ready? ...
America is Open for Business, and Temporary Labor Will Help the Economy Bounce Back
June 28, 2021
Temporary Labor Might Help Navigate and Ease Complications From Nation-Wide Labor Shortages ...
Business Owners Should Be Planning for a Surge in Labor Disputes
June 21, 2021
Labor Disputes and Other Workforce Complications Could be on the Horizon ...
Worker Strikes Continue to be an Issue Across North America Post-COVID
June 14, 2021
Worker Strikes Might be on the Rise for Years to Come ...
Workplace Investigations Reveal Issues Related to COVID Compliance in the Workplace
June 7, 2021
The Public Will Likely be the Whistleblowers Regarding COVID Compliance in the Workplace ...
Workplace Investigations are Quickly Adapting to Address Digital Misconduct
May 31, 2021
Workplace Investigations for Remote Workforces; Points to Consider ...
The Role of Social Media in Business Continuity; What Business Owners Should Consider
May 19, 2021
Understanding the Good, Bad, and the Ugly of Business Continuity Planning and Social Media Use ...
Essential Workplaces Are Now Subject to COVID Compliance Inspections
May 17, 2021
Compliance is Key to Keeping Your Business Afloat in 2021 ...
5 Things You Need to Know About the PRO Act
May 3, 2021
The PRO Act Could Reshape American Labor Law; Here’s What You Need to Know ...
PRO Act Could Mean Major Change for Workers’ Rights and Labor Negotiations
April 26, 2021
The Nature of Work in the US is About to Change; Here’s What You Need to Know ...
Securing Property When Expecting an Anti-Mask Protest
April 19, 2021
Anti-Mask Protestors Expand Their Demonstrations to Small Businesses ...
High-Risk Terminations – Are You Prepared?
April 10, 2021
Termination of an employee or contractor can sometimes create an emotionally charged situation ...
Live Events May Require Proof of Vaccination - How to Enforce it in 2021
March 29, 2021
What Will Concerts and Live Events Look Like in a Post-Pandemic World? ...
Anti-Vaccine Protests are to be Expected in Rural Parts of North America
March 22, 2021
Vaccine Protests Expected in 2021 ...
More Hospitals Begin to Increase Access Control and Security Measures
March 15, 2021
Healthcare Industry Sees Increasing Need for Private and Physical Security Guards ...
National Government Agencies Learn from Record-Breaking 2020 For Natural Disaster Costs
March 8, 2021
A Health-Related Disaster with Record-Breaking Financial Losses ...
Put Your Business Continuity Plan to the Test
March 1, 2021
Stress-Testing Business Continuity Plans are Key to Successfully Navigating a Crisis ...
Types of Security Services
March 1, 2021
Security services can include security guards and close protection agents, similar to bodyguards ...
Investigating the New World of Virtual Harassment
February 22, 2021
Business Owners Should Expect New Forms of Virtual Harassment ...
Managing Union Backlash During Labor Negotiations
February 16, 2021
Act Accordingly During Your Labor Negotiations ...
Politicians and Neighbourhood Leaders Taking The Brunt of Angry Locals
February 1, 2021
Pandemic Fatigue Has Stirred Resentment Against Community Leaders ...
Duty of Care For Those Who Work From Home
January 25, 2021
Many Employers Were Forced to Turn to Remote Work Due to COVID-19 ...
Disaster Training For Your Workforce
January 18, 2021
Proper Planning and Preparedness Could Make or Break Your Company ...
Virtual Picket Lines and Brand Shaming Extend Far Beyond the Workplace
January 11, 2021
Challenges Against Employers Continue to Evolve with Remote Workforces ...
New Tactics Emerge During Labor Negotiations
January 4, 2021
A Virtual Labor Negotiation Could Catch an Employer Off-Guard ...
How Businesses and Government Officials Can Prepare for Potential Protests
December 8, 2020
In Today’s Digital World, Protests are More Organized Than Ever ...
Collective Bargaining: What Challenges Are Employers Facing in 2020
December 3, 2020
Adjusting a Collective Bargaining Agreement During COVID Can be a Delicate Balancing Act ...
Is an Anti-Mask Protest Coming to a Street Near You?
December 1, 2020
Conspiracy Theories Continue to Pose Great Threats to Society ...
The Fundamentals of an Undercover Workplace Investigation
November 24, 2020
Gather the Facts and Make Informed Decisions with Undercover Workplace Investigations ...
COVID-19 Has Proven That Physical Security is Integral to Everyday Business
November 23, 2020
Physical Security Has Never Been More Important ...
Curbing Panic and Instilling Solid Business Continuity Plans
November 6, 2020
Prepare your Business for Absolutely Anything ...
What is “Low-Touch” and “No-touch” Security and Why Do We Need It?
November 05, 2020
COVID Has Changed a Lot, Expect More Changes to Workplaces in the Future ...
Stick to the Facts - Know the Value of Third-Party Workplace Investigations
November 3, 2020
Avoid Bias and Protect Your Company with Workplace Investigations ...
The Challenges of High-Risk Remote Terminations During COVID-19
November 2, 2020
Spot Critical Warning Signs During a High-Risk Remote Termination ...
Virtual Workplace Investigations Are The “Next Normal”
November 2, 2020
Workplace Misconduct Continues but in Different Forms Post-COVID ...
COVID in The Workplace: Employer Obligations During COVID-19
October 26, 2020
COVID-19 has put workers' health and safety at the forefront of public concerns...
High-Risk Termination Case Study
September 28, 2020
A remote employee was asked to join a virtual call to discuss productive concerns ...
High-Risk Terminations – When Your Home Becomes an Extension of the Office
September 28, 2020
We have seen a significant increase in workplace violence threats as a result of high-risk terminations and workforce reductions...
AFIMAC’s Maria Teresa Septien Selected as Vice-Chair of the ASIS Foundation in 2021
September 18, 2020
Selling Confidence Across Latin America ...
Hurricane Season Could Hit Southern States Hard This Fall
August 25, 2020
Hurricane Season Presents Even More Economic Challenges ...
Hurricane Laura and Marco: 7 Ways We Can Immediately Help
August 24, 2020
We provide: Hurricane Assistance Hotline for Employees ...
AFIMAC Provides Corporate Security Overseas
July 31, 2020
The global security consulting firm based in Brazil is looking to ensure safe operations for Brazilian businesses exporting goods to Arab countries ...
AFIMAC Website Expands Service Offerings with the Launch of New Website
July 7, 2020
Expect an Improved User Experience and Continued Service Excellence ...
Getting Your Workforce Back to Work During COVID-19
July 2, 2020
Navigate the Challenges of Increased Workplace Sickness Claims ...
Protective Measures During COVID-19 Layoffs
July 2, 2020
Addressing Surveillance and Security Needs During Mass COVID-19 Layoffs ...
Pandemic Business Continuity Planning – Return to Work Considerations
May 5, 2020
Various governments have started to implement return to work plans for nonessential workplaces ...
Essential Workers – Wellness Safety and Well Being
April 1, 2020
Businesses that have been deemed essential are still required to operate. Individuals coming to ...
Protection Services – What You Should Consider In 2020
February 28, 2020
Over the last few years, there has been a rise in incidents involving aggressive and sometimes ...
A Potential Wave of False Claims are Coming to Employers and Insurance Companies – What You Need to Consider
May 11, 2019
During times of economic uncertainty, individuals will often look for other ways to generate new income as well as methods to shed expenses ...
Benefit Claims – Warning Signs
May 11, 2019
Benefit claim fraud and abuse can deliver significant challenges to organizations. Enclosed you will ...
Active Shooter Prevention – Social Solutions
February 22, 2018
With the increasing volume of workplace shootings, and the latest tragedy at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland FL ...
Joe Schollaert, AFIMAC President, appointed to the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) Private Sector Committee
February 7, 2018
AFIMAC Global is proud to announce the appointment of President, Joe Schollaert to the National ...
Top 5 Issues to Consider when Planning Responses to Workplace Emergencies and Evacuations
January 29, 2018
Having a written response plan specific to the type of emergency and the location(s) involved ...
September 22, 2017
This hurricane season has been quite active and historical with two Category 5 hurricanes in the ...
Arming Employees and Security Guards Against Active Shooters
June 21, 2017
Clients repeatedly ask me whether arming the security guards or selected employees is a responsible defense against active shooters? ...
Building A Comprehensive Contingency Plan
May 25, 2017
Terrorism, natural disasters, corporate scandals, labor strikes and industrial accidents have ...
Active Shooter Warning Signs
December 14, 2016
A couple of months ago I posted a blog that highlighted a success story of courage and assertiveness by a school counselor ...
Domestic Violence Can Lead to Workplace Active Shooters?
November 28, 2016
In a recent client assessment for active shooter response preparedness ...
Santos Quagmire
October 1, 2016
Recently arriving from a vacation in the United Kingdom (UK), I had the chance to meet and talk with a plethora of ...
The Why Behind BREXIT
August 1, 2016
The month of June was one of ISIS’ most bloody periods of offensive engagements abroad ...
ISIS - Expansion into Asia
July 1, 2016
The common thread for all ISIS affiliates is the supposed religious beliefs following Islamic fundamentalism ...
ISIS is not a JV Team
July 1, 2016
For those who have fought in a war, peace is the ultimate sought out end state. However, Colombia’s President Santos ...
Soft Targets – Terrorist Methodology and Attack Indicators
July 1, 2016
The recent terrorist attacks that have occurred in countries throughout the world have received extensive international ...
Active Shooter Response - Responsibility to Have a Plan
January 21, 2016
Will your building occupants know what to do if an active shooter is loose in your facility hallways or on your campus? ...
Why Firing Someone Can be Like Breaking up With Your Girlfriend or Boyfriend
June 27, 2014
The emotions behind firing an employee can be similar to breaking up with someone with thoughts such as ...
Active Shooter Response Planning – AFIMAC Global
January 2, 2013
With the recent active shooter tragedies in Aurora, Portland and now Newtown ...
Active Shooter Response for Building Occupants - AFIMAC Global
September 18, 2012
ractically speaking only three reactions need to come to mind in the event you find yourself in a building with an active shooter attacking inside ...
Labour Disputes to Become More Aggressive and Radical?
April 17, 2012
A recent article written by union activists and the Occupy Movement reviewed the outcome ...
Blog Crisis Communication
April 5, 2012
Can management use the old tried, tested and true “no comment” when responding to difficult strike or lock out related issues? ...
Union Flash Mob
March 1, 2012
Are union tactics changing? Have the rules changed when it comes to protests and picketing? ...
Occupying With Social Media and Work Stoppage Support
January 4, 2012
Recent news articles regarding high profile labour disputes are showing that the Occupy Movement ...
Social Media Unions
January 4, 2012
As we all know social media is used by almost everyone to communicate ...
Strike Security, Contingency Plans, Unions Demands…
November 1, 2011
Are you seeking concessions? Do you need a change in culture? ...
Hugh Cleveland discusses AFIMAC
September 23, 2011
Why is the sourcing department looking for something different than corporate security when a RFP process has commenced?
August 23, 2011
Many times we receive RFP documents for strike related services ...
‘Less’ Risky Business
August 3, 2011
Growth of Contingency Planning Indicate That Fewer Companies Fail to Plan ...
Replacement Workers: Why Do Unions Believe They Need Anti-Scab Legislation?
June 16, 2011
In recent years numerous unions have lobbied the government ...
When are Strike Security and Workplace Violence Professionals Going to be Taken Seriously by Senior Management?
June 7, 2011
I can’t help but notice security professionals often take a back seat in a time of need ...
What is Managements Role During a Work Stoppage
May 5, 2011
In the event of a withdrawal of services, management’s primary objectives will be to maintain critical services ...
Role of Security During a Strike
March 14, 2011
Security’s main role is to prevent injury to personnel and property damage ...
January 24, 2011
You Have Just Completed Developing a Contingency. Question is…will it work?
January 11, 2011
Too many times we encounter plans that look good on paper but simply fail to meet the organization’s objectives ...
Labour Disputes and Court Injunctions
December 23, 2010
Will you need an injunction and what will an injunction do? ...
Labour Disputes in the 21st century
August 9, 2010
Having been involved in the labour dispute industry for 21 years I have witnessed some very interesting situations ...
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