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#MeToo and You--The Movement's Impact in the Workplace 

by Laura Simmons, Esq., HR Director and EPLI Claims Manager, ABA Insurance Services
Mar, 2018 Categories: Employment Practices ProTip SafeTalk

The public has witnessed powerful men in the entertainment industry being taken down by allegations of harassment. The resulting #MeToo and #TimesUp movements demonstrate that women are no longer willing to tolerate or ignore sexual harassment. Employers should use these events in the news to improve their culture, review their policies, and ensure that they provide a harassment-free workplace for everyone

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Social Media and The Workplace 

co-written by Marquerite Irefin and Jennifer H. Gorman, Esq., ABA Insurance Services
Aug, 2017 Categories: Employment Practices SafeTalk

With social media everywhere, employers face unique challenges when it comes to their employees’ use and conduct. Not surprisingly, employees have been known to share information about their employers, including negative statements and damaging information, sometimes hurting the employer’s reputation; however, challenging employee social media posts can be tricky, difficult and potentially illegal.

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Workplace hotlines in the era of Fox News 

by Laura Simmons

SafeAlert-Importance of Workplace Hotlines

In light of the recent events at Fox News, is your company providing and properly maintaining a hotline for employees to call and report harassment, discrimination or other workplace issues? Why would a company pay to provide a hotline and not publicize it to employees? Also, if they knew about it, why wouldn’t employees use this resource?

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ABMI announces 27th consecutive distribution to participating banks 

$82.7 million has been declared in total distributions since 1991.
Posted by Catherine Kopera Nov, 2016 Categories: Press Releases
American Bankers Mutual Insurance, Ltd. (ABMI), the reinsurer of the ABA-endorsed insurance program, has declared a $1.5 million distribution to current member banks of the American Bankers Association (ABA) that have D&O, Financial Institution

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