Harassment: 6 Ways Employers Can Provide Protection

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By Bobbie Fox
Associate General Counsel
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

A new poll issued by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) echoed a story that has permeated news headlines and Hollywood for the past few weeks. It indicates that approximately 33 million U.S. women have been sexually harassed, and 14 million sexually abused, in work-related incidents. And nearly all of them report that their male harassers were never punished. Continue reading

Prep Your Workers for Driving in Winter Weather

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There are times when workers leave lower elevations and drive into the mountains for business and find themselves unprepared. Snow, ice and extreme cold increase the chances of car crashes, worker falls and even frostbite as employees encounter snow accumulation or icy roads. When workers aren’t prepared for such conditions, they may drive too quickly and get into an accident or become stranded because they lack the proper equipment. Continue reading

4 Top Tips for Making Business Sense of ‘Summer Dress’

Does “business casual dress” take on a new meaning at your office during the hot Arizona summers? For many employers, the answer is probably yes.

Summer can be an unusually confusing time for employers and employees to interpret a business casual dress code. As temperatures rise and employees look for ways to stay cool, workplace attire often relaxes. However, beating the heat shouldn’t come at the cost of a professional workplace appearance. Continue reading