Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced the Illinois Edition of its award-winning Preventing Discrimination and Harassment training. The interactive course complies with the Workplace Transparency Act, a comprehensive employment bill that went into effect on January 1, 2020.
As January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, let’s look at how training can help organizations combat what is not only an organizational issue but a human one. Recognizing the active role training plays in combating human trafficking, many states have adopted human trafficking awareness training requirements — especially in industries particularly prone to trafficking, such as hospitality, transportation and manufacturing.
However, organizations across industries have a “shared responsibility” to combat human trafficking through training and awareness efforts, says Andrew Rawson, chief learning officer at Traliant. “If we don’t train people on these issues, then I don’t know how, as a public, we can help identify and rescue [victims].”
Jeffrey Frankel, Vice President of Marketing for Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, received a ‘Top 100 Marketer Award’ at the 2020 OnCon Conference, January 17, at the Gaylord Palms Resort, in Orlando, Florida.
Business Travel News, January 10, 2020 – Jan. 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, an annual opportunity for the business travel industry to review its strategy and initiatives to combat this grave violation of human rights. Establishing anti-trafficking policies, procedures and regular training can help ensure that hospitality and corporate travel executives and event professionals—and their guests and clients—can recognize the signs of human trafficking and know how to take the right steps to report their concerns.
An effective human trafficking training and education program should…
Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced the availability of a new training course on the Fair Labor Standards Act. Designed for managers and supervisors, the 20-minute course covers FLSA fundamentals and how they apply in the workplace.
Recruiter Today, January 3, 2020 – In the era of #MeToo, bystander intervention training is gaining momentum as more employers see its value as part of an effective strategy to combat sexual harassment and foster safer, more respectful, and more inclusive workplaces. But what does effective bystander intervention training look like? At its core, it should be interactive, engaging, and relevant to a 21st-century workforce.
The Center Square, December 23, 2019 – One of the hundreds of new laws taking effect next Wednesday in Illinois will require nearly all employees in the state to take harassment training and small businesses have been working to comply with the new requirement. The new law that takes effect Jan. 1 will put in place a requirement that employers require employees to complete harassment training. Restaurants have a different type of training requirement.
One of the most significant changes to state law is that discrimination only has to be “perceived,” said Andrew Rawson, co-founder of the training company Traliant.
Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced the availability of a Canadian edition of its award-winning Preventing Discrimination and Harassment training. The new course covers sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination and bystander intervention, and highlights federal protections against sexual harassment under the Canadian Human Rights Act, and provincial regulations in Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Alberta.
HR Daily Advisor, December 11, 2019 – Office parties have always been a point of concern for HR managers. Between a jovial, casual atmosphere and often the inclusion of alcohol, such events increase the risk of bad behavior. I recently spoke with Andrew Rawson, the Cofounder and Chief Learning Officer at Traliant, about this topic.
DENVER, AND MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIF. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2019 Savvy Training & Consulting, a leading provider of software training solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments, and Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership.
Under the agreement, Traliant’s library of interactive training on compliance and workplace conduct and culture topics will be available to law firms and legal departments through Savvy’s LMS. To learn more, visit https://www.savvytraining.com/compliance-training
Chief Learning Officer, December 3, 2019 – Since 2018, California, New York state and New York City, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware and Illinois have strengthened their anti-harassment laws and expanded training requirements for employers. And with the spotlight on workplace harassment showing no signs of dimming, other states are likely to follow.
For learning and human resources professionals, this trend poses a number of challenges. Among them is how to implement a sexual harassment training program that is comprehensive and manageable — especially for organizations with employees in multiple states; up to date with evolving state laws and training requirements; and relevant and engaging to a 21st Century workforce.
NPR Illinois, December 2, 2019 – Beginning in January, all Illinois employers will have to start providing sexual harassment training for their employees. It’s part of a new law called the Workplace Transparency Act. Every employer of any size, whether public or private, will now have to provide training based on a model the state’s Department of Human Rights will come up with. That department will offer a training course for free, or employers can opt to buy courses from a private company.
Andrew Rawson is with Traliant, which is one of those companies. He said he new training requirement will help workers understand the consequences of sexual harassment.
MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIF. NOVEMBER 25, 2019 – Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced a new course, Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Retail. Tailored for employees working in the retail industry, the interactive training covers sexual harassment, discrimination, bystander intervention, diversity and inclusion and other essential workplace topics.
MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIF. NOVEMBER 12, 2019 – Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced the availability of a new course, Preventing Discrimination & Harassment for Connecticut Employees. Connecticut law now requires Connecticut employers to provide two hours of sexual harassment prevention training to all employees by October 1, 2020. New employees hired on or after October 1, 2019 must be trained within six months of hire.
Hotel Management, November 18, 2019 – For the hotel and lodging industry, providing ongoing employee training on preventing sexual harassment, discrimination and other workplace misconduct is a cornerstone of creating a safe, positive environment for staff and guests. Organizations that prioritize training and other initiatives to strengthen workplace culture can benefit from improvements in recruitment and retention, customer loyalty, brand reputation and the bottom line.
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, November 12, 2019 –Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced the availability of a new training course, Healthcare Code of Conduct. The interactive course is designed to educate employees on key laws and regulations affecting the healthcare industry, and reinforce standards of ethical behavior.
Hotel Business, November 7, 2019 –Throughout the country, local and state governments are passing laws to create more stringent anti-sexual harassment protections in the workplace and ensure safety measures—such as the distribution of panic buttons to hotel employees—are introduced. In cities like Chicago, Santa Monica, CA, and Miami Beach, as well as states like New Jersey and Illinois, panic buttons have been mandated for vulnerable hotel workers. And, states like New York, Connecticut, California, Delaware, Illinois and Maine have all recently passed stricter laws pertaining to sexual harassment. And this trend is not going away.
HR Technologist –The ongoing spotlight on preventing workplace harassment and improving workplace culture is an opportunity for HR professionals to try new approaches to training, writes Andrew Rawson, Chief Learning Officer and Co-Founder of Traliant. Providing employees with the knowledge, tools and practical steps to recognize and respond to the different types of harassment is key to effectively addressing this pervasive problem.
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, October 30, 2019 – Traliant, an innovator in sexual harassment training for the modern workforce, today announced the appointment of Jeff Weinstein as Chief Growth Officer. In this newly created position, Weinstein will lead the company’s initiatives to expand its technology and business partnerships and international presence.
For more information, please visit Traliant at: http://www.traliant.com..
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Oct. 29, 2019 – Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that it has partnered with Traliant, a provider of award-winning compliance training, to offer discounted sexual harassment prevention training to Sompo International’s qualified commercial management liability clients.
HR.com, October 27, 2019 –For a growing number of organizations, implementing an effective sexual harassment training program is not only one of the best practices for preventing harassment and improving workplace culture, it is also the law. In the wake of #MeToo, new state and local laws are requiring employers to provide sexual harassment training to all employees and managers.
With this mandate, HR professionals have an opportunity to replace the conventional, check-the-box training model with a more creative approach that complies with state and local requirements and is relevant and engaging to a 21st-century workforce.
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.
CRAIN’S NEW YORK BUSINESS, October 9, 2019 – The deadline to comply with a state law requiring that all employers have a system for providing interactive workplace sexual harassment training arrived today. The law, passed last October, requires businesses to train all employees annually. Crain’s detailed the new city and state sexual harassment training standards in an article last month:
Deadlines are approaching for businesses to comply with workplace sexual harassment training rules put in place last fall by the city and state.
The state law requires that all employers have a system for providing digital interactive annual sexual harassment training by Oct. 9. The city, meanwhile, required that employers start offering harassment training this past April 1, with a mandate that all employees complete the annual training within 12 months.