Over-drinking and inappropriate behavior have been long-standing concerns for companies hosting holiday parties, but the recent and heightened focus on sexual harassment has some employers quashing festivities entirely.
Employers are tapping more into online personality tests to vet potential teenage workers and that is leading to higher unemployment rates for this group. So reports MarketWatch.
A Georgia school board district voted to adopt a zero-tolerance policy against racial slurs last month following an earlier incident where a teacher used an offensive word in front of elementary school students. So reports the Ledger-Enquirer.