Month: June 2017

Car Dealer to Pay $45K to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

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EEOC says drug-testing policy violates ADA.

Drug Policy Disability Discrimination Training

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently put the brakes on two car companies in Arizona for withdrawing a job offer to a woman after a pre-employment drug test revealed she took a legally prescribed drug to treat a disability.  

As a result, Bell-Arrow Automotive, Inc. (known as Bell Lexus) and Bell Leasing, Inc. (known as The Berge Group) agreed to pay $45,000 and take other steps to settle the disability discrimination lawsuit alleging their hiring practices violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read On

Traliant Announces Strong Growth and New Customer Momentum with Compliance Training Courses

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MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, June 22, 2017 – Traliant, an innovator in online compliance training, today announced solid growth and momentum in signing new customers and expanding its training offerings. Since launching its Preventing Discrimination & Harassment Training Suite in December, 2016, Traliant has signed nearly 100 new customers, representing a wide range of industries and sectors.

Organizations such as Orlando Health, INSYS Group, Inc., Philadelphia Museum of Art, VARIDESK, Viceroy Hotels, Phillips Manufacturing, InCube Labs, Skyrocket Toys and NewcrestImage have chosen Traliant to provide compliance training to their employees, managers and partners. Read On

EEOC: Age Discrimination and Outdated Stereotypes Persist, Limit Economic Growth

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Hiring Rates by Age and Gender, Relative to Men Age 25-34

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently held a public meeting at their Washington, DC headquarters to explore age discrimination, dispel stereotypes about older workers and emphasize the importance of the ADEA to the economy and to workers’ financial security. Read On

June is LGBT Pride Month – Time to Review Your Diversity Training

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June is LGBT Pride Month, an annual event that brings together the LGBT community  – and friends, families and employers – to celebrate diversity and focus on actions to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

Pride Month is also a great time for organizations to review their workplace harassment training and code of conduct to ensure employees are staying up to date on diversity, inclusion and unconscious-bias issues. Read On

Orlando Health Selects Traliant to Train 18,000 Employees on Preventing Discrimination and Harassment

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MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, June 7, 2017 – Orlando Health is central Florida’s’ premier healthcare provider with 18,000 team members that span a broad range of backgrounds, education, and languages.  With such a diverse team, getting their sexual harassment and discrimination training right is core to their mission.  This is why last month Orlando Health chose Traliant to supply their Preventing Discrimination and Harassment training for the next three years. Read On