Compliance can be difficult to visualize. People tend to think of it in terms of checklists, clipboards and stacks of paper, or as an extensive and largely invisible web that connects various abstract organizational concepts. Just perform an image search for the word “compliance” and you’ll see what I mean, as well as a slew […]
The latest energy compliance news, tools, and insights to keep you cool, calm and compliant.
A few months ago I introduced my list of Compliance Crushes – people that inspire me to learn more about compliance and have kept me engaged and interested. I thought I had a pretty great cast that would guarantee my reading list is always full of interesting and informative posts.
To create a working environment where people feel comfortable and safe you have to have a workforce that’s compliant with anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws. Once your workforce understands the pitfalls and the possible consequences of discrimination and harassment, they can be a part of making their work environment a comfortable and safe place to work.Which […]
“When I look at most companies’ compliance programs as they relate to workforce interaction, they are run like an old fashioned switchboard where the compliance team has to manually connect activities with people, one by one. … A dropped call, a missed connection—this is what exposes businesses to risk. This is why organizations look to automation […]
(Or, how to make compliance reporting work for you instead of the other way around.) Have you ever asked for or run a report and in return received a “CSV” file? I recently spoke with a client whose compliance system only generated reports via CSV format. If you are not familiar with the term, Wikipedia […]
There are still a few weeks left in summer for a road trip (and to get your compliance program organized). We’ve talked about the importance of avoiding the detours, traffic jams and speed traps that lead to slow downs. And we’ve talked about keeping distractions to a minimum by keeping your kids engaged and your […]
A cool, calm, and compliant culture is not only good for your bottom line, it helps companies care for their employees who make the business successful. One of the most stressful situations employees can face is when facing a serious health condition that would require them to take time away from work to care for […]
In one question, how can you find out whether a company is exceptionally successful in its industry? Ask its leadership if their organization is prepared for litigation or a compliance audit.
We’re in prime summer road trip time now, so I thought I’d keep our compliance road trip analogy going for one more week. Let’s talk about distractions this week. The good, the bad, and the ugly. I’ve got a DO and a DON’T for you to keep distractions from mucking up your compliance program:
July 2016 marks the 26th Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). And, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has job of enforcing Title I of the Act, which covers employment discrimination provisions for those with disabilities.