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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

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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The PIA Partnership teams up with ABA Insurance Services for "Cyber 101" series  

Cyber 101 includes webinars, infographics and online interactives

Cyber 101 is designed to help agents gain practical knowledge about cyber risks faced by businesses--as well as coverages to help protect those businesses--and to determine what to recommend to clients and prospects.

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ABA Insurance Services Rolls out Enhanced D&O Liability Coverage 

ABA-endorsed Insurance Program offers new policy features

ABA Insurance Services has developed a Directors & Officers Liability (D&O) policy to protect financial institutions and their directors, officers and employees to keep pace with today’s litigious environment.

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Social Media and The Workplace 

co-written by Marquerite Irefin and Jennifer H. Gorman, Esq., ABA Insurance Services

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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ABMI announces 27th consecutive distribution to participating banks 

$82.7 million has been declared in total distributions since 1991.
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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Be aware of liability when serving alcohol at company-sponsored functions 

With summer in full swing, many companies are planning group outings with alcoholic beverages being provided by the company. Business owners and managers should recognize that there is a legal liability associated with providing alcohol at these types of events that is not entirely unlike the risks borne by your local tavern owner.

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