Compliance Blog

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.

Have Your Employees and Managers Been Trained on Sexual Harassment?

October 19, 2021 | Blaine Oelschlegel

Despite laws to combat workplace discrimination, complaints of sexual harassment are among the top charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a frequent source of lawsuits. Whether employees are working onsite or remotely, employers are responsible for complying with federal, state and city training requirements to prevent sexual harassment.
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Cybersecurity Month: 10 Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks

October 14, 2021 | Blaine Oelschlegel

Cybersecurity Month in 2021 shines a spotlight on the increasing risk of phishing attacks, one of the most common and costly cyber crimes impacting organizations across industries. The goal of phishing is to steal money, identities or hack into internal networks through texts, email, phone calls and social media messages that manipulate people into disclosing personal or confidential information. Scammers are continuing to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic with phishing and malware campaigns related to the Delta variant, vaccinations, booster shots and relief programs.
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Understanding the Differences Between Workplace Bullying and Harassment

October 12, 2021 | Blaine Oelschlegel

Employees can find themselves the target of bullying or harassment by a colleague or supervisor in any workplace setting. While the abusive actions of a bully or harasser can often look similar, there are important differences.  Read On

4 Keys To Effective Compliance Training for a Remote Workforce

October 7, 2021 | Blaine Oelschlegel

Is your compliance training program aligned with your remote work strategy and policy? With many employers delaying their return-to-work plans, providing compliance training for remote workers is an important step in ensuring they understand your organization’s policies, procedures and guidelines — and their role in avoiding potential problems — from phishing attacks to sexual harassment claims. 
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5 Ways To Celebrate Global Diversity Awareness Month Year-Round

October 5, 2021 | Blaine Oelschlegel

Amid evolving return-to-work plans, the Great Resignation and other uncertainties, Global Diversity Awareness Month is an opportunity for HR leaders to gauge the progress of their organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and consider changes to strengthen DEI in 2022 and beyond. These 5 actions can help:
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