Women and the Security Officer Industry

Women and the Security Officer Industry
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The year was 1945, and equality between men and women was a core tenet in the United Nations Charter. Seventy-five years later, women and girls still live in a world of gender inequality. 2020 marked the 20th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace, and Security, yet the gender gap remains wide.

Protecting the Physical and Mental Health of our Frontline Security Officers

Protecting the Physical and Mental Health of our Frontline Security Officers
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While most of us are working remotely, socially distancing when running errands, or encountering neighbours on the street, security officers continue to show up for work, often commuting by public transportation to perform their shifts and then returning home.

How TrackTik Can Support Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Compliance

Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Compliance
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The Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) is a quality assurance program for the private security industry sponsored by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) who approves private security companies to ensure that the business is fit and proper (which includes criminality checks) and has been assessed as meeting the specified quality standards.

What You Should Know About California Work Break Laws

What You Should Know About California Work Break Laws
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While many security companies recognize that hungry and tired security officers aren’t at their most productive, providing meal or rest breaks to employees isn’t universally required by law (though many employers do provide meal or rest breaks out of courtesy).