Export controls are US laws and regulations that restrict the shipment and transmission of certain articles, services, commodities, materials, software and technology outside and within the US for the purpose of protecting national security and advancing foreign policy. Complying with export control regulations and conducting export controls training is not only important for businesses, it’s also critical for university research departments that share information and technology with foreign nationals and work with items on the export control list.
HRO TODAY, October 24, 2019 – Since the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, one of the main challenges for HR leaders is how to implement an effective sexual harassment training program. Today’s programs need to be relevant to a diverse workforce, up to date with evolving laws, and part of the organization’s strategy to improve workplace culture.
For thousands of HR officers and their organizations, ensuring that all employees are trained on sexual harassment prevention is now the law. While previously some states have had sexual harassment training requirements, it didn’t legally apply to all employees. Since 2018, six states—California, New York, Illinois, Connecticut, Maine, and Delaware—have passed laws that mandate sexual harassment training for all employees and managers.
RESTAURANT TECHNOLOGY NEWS, October 21, 2019 – The second-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement marks significant changes—stronger state anti-harassment laws, greater awareness of unacceptable behavior in the workplace, and a growing demand for more effective approaches to preventing sexual harassment and creating a safe, respectful culture.
Changing behavior and workplace culture is a long-term commitment that needs the active support of leadership, along with effective policies, procedures and ongoing training. As restaurateurs consider ways to improve workplace conduct and culture, here are six training tips:
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, October 17, 2019 –Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced a new training course, Recognizing and Preventing Human Trafficking for Hotels. The interactive training is designed for hotel employees who may come into contact with both traffickers and victims of human trafficking. The course complies with California’s new law, SB 970, which requires that hotels and motels provide human trafficking awareness training to employees by January 1, 2020.
In an age of proliferating technology, where information is both easier to obtain and harder to safeguard, it’s important for individuals who work in education to understand the rights of students under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the best practices to comply with its provisions.
FERPA is a federal law that was enacted to protect the confidentiality of student educational records and applies to all educational institutions that receive funds from the US Department of Education.