Welcome to Traliant’s Compliance Blog. We bring together compliance experts and eLearning veterans who have seen it all — the good, the bad and, especially, the ugly. From working with HR professionals across many industries, we understand that you all face similar challenges.
This blog features articles on the latest court rulings and laws as they relate to workplace ethics and compliance. We also share our observations and learnings from the organizations and professionals with whom we are honored to work with. We are confident you will find value in our topics and articles and encourage you to join the conversation.
As millions of employees continue to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are in the process of planning when to reopen and how to bring employees back safely and keep them safe. Whenever employees reboard — a SHRM survey released in early June found that 53% of US workplaces plan to reopen by July 15 — a detailed plan that includes returning-to-the-workplace training is an essential step in helping employees navigate the new normal.
During this time of social unrest and global pandemic, diversity training is in high demand from HR and business leaders, who are eager to improve diversity and inclusion and address racism in the workplace.
On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled that gay and transgender workers are protected from job discriminationbased on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The 6-3 decision makes it clear that firing an employee because they are gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
This week, as demonstrations continue following the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a resolution underscoring its commitment to address racism and workplace equality.
As protests against racism continue across the country following the death of George Floyd, organizations have an opportunity to show leadership in preventing discrimination and bias and creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.