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    Workplace Dress Codes: What Should HR Allow?

    Workplace Dress Codes: What’s Allowed?

    If you own a business or are a Human Resources manager, you know that establishing and enforcing a dress code is not the easiest feat.  It becomes even harder during the “dog days” summer months, when we are used to seeing the masses clad in tank tops, shorts, and sandals.  In the age of the casualization of dress in the workplace, there’s a fine line between allowing less formal clothing and making the office environment too breezy.  Consider the following topics when you are creating or revising a dress code policy:

    The 3 Things School HR Pros Should Know About Title IX

    What Are the 3 Things HR Should Know About Title IX?

    Can Boss and Staff Relationships Put Your Company at Risk?

    Walking a Fine Line
    When the Boss/Friend Relationship with Co-Workers Puts Your Company At-Risk

    How Social Media Impacts HR Issues and Employee Grievances

    #EmployeeRelations – How Social Media Use Can Impact HR Issues and Employee Grievances

    Gender Pay Inequality Lawsuits Prove Expensive for Business

    Gender Pay Inequality Lawsuits Proving Expensive for Companies

    Recent headlines out of Hollywood have shed light on an ongoing struggle in the workplace. When it was made known that Michelle Williams was paid less than 1% of her costar, Mark Wahlberg’s, whopping $1.5 million salary for the reshoot of scenes, outcry from industry peers and the general public put employers under a microscope for double-standard practices and gender pay inequality.

    Employee Data Breaches Result in Headaches for Companies

    Just how secure is your employee data?

    The last few years can easily be defined as the start of a new era – the era of the data breach. And unfortunately we’ve only just entered this tumultuous period.

    Sophisticated technology is regularly introduced into an arena driven by artificial intelligence, complex algorithms, and a matrix of shrouded code. However, you can be sure of one thing – hackers will up their own game to break or bypass this code.

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