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Workplace Safety Catalog

Jan 8, 2021
Workplace Safety Catalog Current topics and compliance essential courses for both proactive and reactive risk mitigation More Learn Workplace Safety course catalog is used to help educate employees and create a culture of workplace safety. Covering topics from hazardous materials to personal protective equipment, employees can stop and start courses…
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Start Your DE&I with Unconscious Bias Training

Aug 24, 2020
More and more, small businesses are recognizing the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), but many still need help figuring out where and how to begin. We get it. We’re on this journey ourselves. Back in June, we added two DE&I guides to our platforms. The first covered the…
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9 Treats, No Tricks

Oct 23, 2018
What We’re Reading – October 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 9 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Politics at Work Election day is looming, and the midterm elections are on the minds of…
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-Workplace Safety

May 14, 2019
Workplace Safety It takes more than a lunchroom poster and steel-toed boots to establish a safety culture. More It’s imperative businesses implement safety-based courses ranging from personal safety to hazardous waste to:PREVENT WORKPLACE RISKSTRACK INJURIES AND ILLNESSES AS THEY OCCUR TO MAINTAIN REPORTING COMPLIANCEPREPARE FOR POTENTIAL CHANGES ON THE HORIZON…
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Celebrate the Season Safely

Nov 15, 2019
Last year's 2018 Holiday Party Survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas found that just 65 percent of companies were holding holiday festivities last year, the lowest rate since the 2009 recession, and this trend is expected to continue into the 2019 holiday season (the 2019 report has not yet been…
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Tell Us: Anonymous Reporting Tool

May 28, 2020
Tell Us Create a culture of communication and trust by identifying and addressing workplace issues early. More Identify Issues and Take Action Tell Us provides employees a simple and secure way to anonymously report anything they believe warrants an employer’s attention. It features a portal that makes it easy to…
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What Employers Should Do If an Employee Makes a Racist Statement Online

Jul 2, 2020
By Emily Schlaudecker  Given renewed national attention on issues of racial equity and justice, employees and customers might be more inclined to report incidents of racism they witness in person or on the internet. In this article, we cover some recommended practices for employers if they receive a report that…
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What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court LGBTQ Cases

Oct 8, 2019
UPDATE: These cases are being heard today, October 8, 2019. Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains what employers need to know about upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases regarding Title VII protections for LGBTQ…
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Tough Love: Can Employers Regulate Relationships in the Workplace?

Feb 11, 2016
Long hours in close quarters, groups of people with similar ages and interests—in many ways, office romance is inevitable. While love is always something to be celebrated, office relationships can at the least be distracting and, in extreme cases, downright chaotic. What can employers do to minimize the risk associated…
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Maine Employment Law Update – June 2017

Jun 19, 2017
Sexual Harassment Workplace Training Updated On June 8, 2017, Maine Governor Paul LePage signed legislation (H.P. 1016) to coordinate and enforce existing workplace training requirements. Under the law, the Maine Human Rights Commission will provide the required sexual harassment workplace poster on its website. In addition, the law requires the…
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EEOC Data Reveals 2017 as a Year of Discrimination

Jan 29, 2018
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its 2017 data on enforcement and litigation detailing the top 10 most frequently filed charges for the fiscal year. According to the numbers, over 84,000 workplace discrimination charges were filed with the agency during fiscal year 2017, and nearly $4 million was…
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How to Handle Workplace Romances

Feb 11, 2021
Cupid may not be on your payroll, but the mythical love god may well be active in your organization. Office romances are surprisingly common. Over half of respondents to a survey said that they’d been romantically involved with someone at work, and most of them had kept the relationship…
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