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Putting up with It – IE Storyteller

By stampfe | November 19, 2021

My second job in insurance was at a brokerage/MGA and I wanted to do well, of course. Our office was taken over by another about 8-12 months into my time there, and the new manager interviewed each of us privately. This new manager was on his laptop the entire time he talked to me, saying … Read more

Happy Veterans Day from a Military Brat

By stampfe | November 11, 2021

I am a military brat, through and through. I grew up in a conservative household, had the American flag swimsuit, and played dress-up with my parents’ BDUs (battle dress uniforms). Eventually, my sister joined the military. There was a sense of pride that she carried on the family tradition. But growing up there was always … Read more

How Your Clients & Business Relationships Affect Workplace Discrimination & Harassment

By stampfe | November 10, 2021

This post focuses on the fourth tenet of the Pledge: We commit to removing relationships and cutting contracts with companies that perpetuate harm. The Pledge – We commit to: Cultivating an open and inclusive culture for employees to feel comfortable coming forward when an incident occurs. Believing the person coming forward, investigating the incident, and … Read more

Why NDAs for Workplace Discrimination or Harassment Harm More Than Help

By stampfe | November 10, 2021

This post focuses on the third tenet of the pledge: We commit to not forcing or mandating silence or confidentiality for the person coming forward. The Pledge – We commit to: Cultivating an open and inclusive culture for employees to feel comfortable coming forward when an incident occurs Believing the person coming forward, investigating the … Read more

How to Handle Incident Reporting & Outcomes

By stampfe | November 8, 2021

This post focuses on the second tenet of the Pledge: We commit to believing the person coming forward, investigating the incident, and taking appropriate disciplinary action based on the findings. The Pledge – We commit to: Cultivating an open and inclusive culture for employees to feel comfortable coming forward when an incident occurs. Believing the … Read more

How to Cultivate an Open and Inclusive Culture

By stampfe | November 8, 2021

This post focuses on the first tenet of the Pledge: We commit to cultivating an open and inclusive culture for employees to feel comfortable coming forward should an incident occur. The Pledge – We commit to: Cultivating an open and inclusive culture for employees to feel comfortable coming forward when an incident occurs. Believing the … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Technology Non-Profit Creating Change and Cultural Shift in Insurance Industry

By meghanbeachlang | November 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Introducing a new nonprofit aimed to change corporate culture to one that focuses on people, not just profits in the insurance industry. Chicago, IL, November 3, 2021 – Insure Equality (IE) rolls out Phase One of its strategic plan on November 8, 2021, starting with the launch of its website, insureequality.org, and … Read more