Six months after more than 80 women publicly accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, it’s safe to say the #MeToo movement has changed the world. Powerful people with a pattern of mistreating others have lost their jobs. Employees across industries are speaking up about unwanted sexual advances, intimidation, predatory conduct, and other forms […]
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5 Easter Eggs Hiding in a Well-Executed Compliance Program A well-executed corporate compliance program: that’s the goal for many compliance professionals. And there are a number of tangible benefits that most people can see once you put one in place. Your regulatory risk goes down. The threat of litigation dries up. Your workforce is safer […]
A generic, check-the-boxes approach to workforce compliance is like cramming for a test: it doesn’t actually lead to long-term learning and change. Remember cramming for tests? The all-nighters, the bleary eyes, the delirium, the unholy amounts of liquid caffeine? It’s an experience that’s hard to forget. But while the memory of cramming sticks, the actual […]
When asked which type of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint is the most common, many assume that disgruntled employees file race, gender, or disability EEOC charges with the most frequency. However, the most common EEOC charged filed in the last few years has been the charge of retaliation. Charges for allegations of workplace retaliation […]
Welcome to Tools You Can Use, our series about—what else?—tools you can use to improve your organization’s compliance outcomes, right now. In this series, we serve up resources such as worksheets, checklists, and how-to’s that our clients have found particularly useful in creating, assessing, and improving their compliance programs and compliance management systems. Today’s offer […]
With 2017 nearly in the rearview, now is a great time to think about your big-picture goals for 2018. What do you aim to accomplish by this time next year? How much does your organization seek to grow? Are there new workforce programs you plan to implement, new products you plan to introduce, or new […]
Let’s take a look at your dealership’s Compliance Program…a good close look. My guess is there are a host of issues that are slowly draining the life out of it. Taken individually, they’re mundane enough to want to hit the snooze button. “I’ll take care of this after I put out this fire…after I get […]
Love it or hate it, or kinda-sorta-don’t really care about it, or wish you didn’t care so much about it, or fear that you don’t care enough about it, or wake up every day feeling completely different about it—or all or some of the above with minor and/or major modifications—everyone has an opinion about the […]
Automobiles and text messages can’t seem to get along. As the primary technologies for getting around and communicating, cars and phones represent two of contemporary society’s most indispensable tools. And yet no one has figured out a way to safely use one while using the other, nor has either industry—automotive or telecommunications—successfully crossed over to […]
Who doesn’t love straight talk from an attorney? One of my favorite aspects of our Definitive Guide to Workforce Compliance for Dealers are the interviews. Along with infographics and worksheets, we had the opportunity to record conversations with industry-leading HR, compliance, and legal experts, and their insights are the kind you don’t hear every day.