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USource Question of the Week
10/31/14: With Halloween on a Friday this year, we have decided to have a "Halloween Festival" at the Bank on the afternoon of the 31st and the morning of Nov. 1st. We have explained to our employees, with clear guidelines, inappropriate and appropriate costumes so that the potential of offending anyone is eliminated or lessened. Do you have any additional concerns that we should consider?
That is a "scary" question! It is good that you have provided some guidelines for costumes. Be sure costumes do not compromise anyone's safety. You may want to monitor for any costumes that have tones of political,
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