An employer has a duty to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation of alleged acts of harassment, discrimination, workplace violence, or when they receive a safety complaint.
Proper ergonomics is critical in today’s manufacturing industry. The result of continually exerting the same muscles or ligaments repeatedly over time can lead to long and drawn out claims. However, the number and severity of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) resulting from workplace overexertion, and their...
Driver safety is integral in today’s world. Many Americans drive to and from work daily. On top of that, there is a large group of individuals that make this their occupation. Statistically, this line of work is one of, if not the most, dangerous line of work there is. The repercussions of ignoring safe driving...
Today’s workplace is unpredictable, and no one feels the impact of this more than human resources. According to a recent survey*, 45% of HR executives do not feel their department is staffed appropriately to handle its workload.
Our HR and Safety Toolkit, available to eligible Archbright members, has several resources to help you navigate the unchartered waters of the COVID-19 outbreak. If you haven’t accessed these already, we wanted to call your attention to them:
Below is the first article in a series exploring topics and learning from the 2021 NW Diversity Learning Series – Speak Up, Speak Out: Get into Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble. Learnings and reflection from the January session, “Hidden in Plain Sight: Examining the Values that Drive Disparity,” are the impetus for...
In a recent LinkedIn survey, 92% of executives said soft skills are more important than technical skills.* In fact, the top 3 skills that managers and executives want to cultivate in employees are leadership, communication, and collaboration.
“You can’t be human in isolation.” – Desmond Tutu
In November 2020, the Employer Associations of America (EAA) published their 2021 National Business Trends survey, coordinated by Cascade Employers Association, and made possible by the collaborative efforts of employer associations nationwide, including Archbright.