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With the end of year quickly approaching, many organizations take a moment to celebrate their teams’ hard work, corporate accomplishments, and most significantly, the joyful holiday season. Appreciation and gratitude are normally expressed through corporate holiday parties, gift giving, and often everyone’s favorite – time away from the office to spend with friends and family. While the holiday season often brings celebration to the workplace, it also brings corporate policies and protocols to light. 

HR teams are responsible for creating a workplace for people to thrive and that includes ensuring people feel safe and clear about their organization’s policies. When people are unclear about what is expected of them, organizations run the risk of encountering an ethical dilemma and/or compliance violation.

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