In this issue, Graham Company announces our refreshed branding and new website. Carl Bloomfield and Bette McNee also discuss the important difference between employee satisfaction and employee engagement.
As evidenced by the recent Abercrombie & Fitch Supreme Court case, Employment Practices Liability Insurance is extremely important. The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that the retailer violated workplace discrimination laws when it turned down a Muslim job applicant wearing a hijab. Though hats were banned in their employee handbook, termed the “look policy,” Abercrombie & Fitch now is liable for the event. Even if you have the greatest employee handbook in the world, defending your company in a case such as this one can cost you a lot of money, and put your reputation at risk, if you don’t have a properly structured Employment Practices Liability Insurance policy.