Abusive Rumour

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about rumor of an employee abusing his wife and children:

There is a rumour going around work that a subordinate of mine may be beating his wife and children. My company is quite involved in the community activities. The company actually encourages community involvement in all of its employees. One of the managers of the company has asked me to investigate the situation and make recommendations to upper management. I am wondering what should be done if the rumours end up being true? Also, how involved should the company get in a matter like this if the workers personal life is not effecting their work?

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