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 the challenges of today’s complex workplace.
This blog features articles on the latest court rulings and laws as they relate to ethics and compliance, along with timely workplace conduct and culture issues. We also share our observations and learnings from the organizations and professionals with whom we are honored to work with. We encourage you to join the conversation.
While most organizations have policies and practices to prevent discrimination in the employment process, employers doing business either directly or indirectly with the US federal government must also implement written Affirmative Action Plans or AAPs. Affirmative action plans are not a new development — they’ve been around for many years. However, most people don’t really understand what they are or how they operate — underscoring the importance of AAP awareness training for employees and managers who do business with the federal government.Read On
With the work-from-home trend continuing for many organizations, ensuring that diversity, equity and inclusion(DEI) efforts are relevant and effective for remote employees is one of the challenges for managers — and it may remain so beyond 2021. A recent survey by the Society or Human Resource Management (SHRM) of 1,000 US employees found that 52% said they prefer to work from home permanently. Read On
Workplace violence is an ever-growing concern for employers and their employees. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), almost 2 million Americans are victims of occupational violence every year. Regular training to prevent workplace violence is one of the most important steps an organization can take to protect its employees.Read On
The #MeToo movement raised awareness of sexual harassment and sparked changes inside and outside of the workplace. Among the significant changes for employers are stronger anti-harassment laws. Currently, New York, California, Illinois, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware and certain industries in Washington State require employers to provide sexual harassment training to address this persistent problem. Read On
June is Pride Month, a time each year to acknowledge the many contributions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community. For employers, Pride Month is an opportunity to reinforce a commitment to building an inclusive workplace and creating policies, practices and programs that are supportive of LGBTQ+ employees and their families. Read On