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Transgender in the workplace 

Given the EEOCs heighten focus on transgender issues and the increase in administrative claims, an influx of private lawsuits is sure to follow. It is important to have an anti-discrimination/harassment policy that includes gender identity and sexual orientation in conjunction with an EPL policy to mitigate exposure in a claim.

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Steps to encourage a harassment-free work environment 

Workplace harassment takes on many forms, making it difficult to tell the difference between normal office banter and offensive or unlawful behavior. Most of us agree that we want our workplace to have a friendly and enjoyable environment. There are some practical steps a business owner or manager can take to encourage a harassment-free environment and protect the company from claims and lawsuits.

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The importance of a company employee handbook 

As a business owner, you want to avoid distractions that keep you from growing your business. Creating a document—more specifically an employee handbook—upon which to build and foster relationships amongst employees, managers and owners can be one of your most important first steps to creating a thriving business.

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