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 more states loosen COVID-19 restrictions on businesses reopening, bringing employees back to the workplace after weeks or months of being furloughed or working from home poses many “if, when and how” questions. As part of an organization’s return-to-work strategy, training employees on some of the changes they may see before they go back to the workplace can help them adjust, both physically and emotionally, to the new normal.
Illinois employers should take note: the COVID-19 pandemic will not affect the December 31, 2020 deadline to train all employees on sexual harassment prevention, according to the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), which recently released its model training program. To date, Illinois is one of six states that require employers to provide sexual harassment training to employees and managers, joining California, New York, Connecticut, Maine and Delaware. Read On
From discrimination and harassment based on fears about COVID-19 to addressing new cyber security risks, organizations are facing daily compliance and culture challenges. This excerpt from a recent Training Magazine article by Andrew Rawson, Traliant’s Chief Learning Officer, highlights four training topics that can help HR and training teams keep staff focused on the right behaviors now and in the coming weeks and months as people gradually return to working onsite.
Compliance training is taking on new relevance as organizations and their employees adapt to evolving changes caused by COVID-19. Unfortunately, criminals are exploiting the pandemic with sophisticated phishing scams that attempt to trick people into divulging personal and business data, sending in money or downloading malware attachments.Training employees on information security and how to keep confidential data out of the hands of cyber criminals has never been more important. Read On
In spite of the distractions and myriad of changes imposed by COVID-19, the EEOC continues to enforce laws against sexual harassment, discrimination and other misconduct in the workplace.
As we noted in a recent post, Asian-Americans, healthcare workers and others have become targets of harassment and discrimination. EEOC Chair Janet Dhillon is urging employers and employees to be aware of COVID-related instances of harassment, intimidation or discrimination and to take action to prevent or correct this behavior.