6 Common Staffing Firm Compliance Issues to Minimize

Essium HRM

Staffing agencies have to meet a wide number of compliance expectations from both state and federal governments. They have to be sure candidates and employers are in following the law. Make sure that your firm is protecting itself from these common compliance issues.

New York’s Anti-Harassment Compliance Guide

Namely - Talent

New York State is taking the lead on enacting laws to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. As a New York State Employer, it’s critical to update your policies and training materials to reflect and emphasize anti-harassment policies. Compliance

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How To Engage Employees In Online Harassment Trainings | HR Cloud

HR Cloud

All employees should feel safe to work, learn, and grow. However, workplace harassment can eliminate your employees’ sense of comfort and safety at work. Every employer and manager have the responsibility to ensure team members are safe from these kinds of threats and harm.

Harassment Outside of Work? Employer Still Must Respond to Complaint

HRWatchdog

One of my supervisors just reported to me that they received complaints about harassment from a coworker but did not report them to us because the conduct occurred after work hours and the employees did not want to file “formal” complaints. No ‘Off the Record’.

Ringing in the New Year: 10 Things HR Should Do Now

Speaker: Kirsten Goulde SHRM-SCP, M.S., Principal, K. Goulde & Associates,

From #MeToo to the mid-terms, 2018 was a banner year for significant events and momentous societal movements that should make HR practitioners sit up and take notice. HR’s role in protecting organizations as well as their human assets is a complicated business, yet so necessary particularly during tumultuous times. Here are areas for HR to focus to help ensure their companies are on the right track for 2019.

Learning And Training Compliance In The Workplace

Hppy

In the last couple of years, the term “compliance” has been given a bad reputation. In the business world, we use this word for its original context and not the political implications it has grown into. What Is Compliance? The Cost Of Non-Compliance.

Why is Workplace Harassment Training Important?

Helpside

Workplace harassment is an important human resources issue that has been getting more and more attention over the years. As an employer, it is your responsibility to create a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Applies to Minors

HRWatchdog

Are we required to provide sexual harassment prevention training to him? What if he will be working only during the upcoming holiday season? An employee who is a minor (under 18) must be included in that training. Training Focuses on Conduct.

Workplace Compliance: Clarify The Hot-Button Issues You Can’t Ignore Anymore

SwipeClock

Do compliance worries keep you up night? The goal is to protect your employees, customers, and your business. 5 Compliance Basics for Employers. Train managers, HR, executives, and employees. Human Resources oversees compliance for every team and business function.

HR Compliance: A Practical Guide

AIHR

Ensuring HR compliance is crucial to keeping your business legitimate and your employees safe. A dedicated Human Resources Compliance team or an appointed HR employee is responsible for navigating various federal and state laws and regulations to mitigate the company’s legal risk.

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.

NY Sets Up Workplace Sexual Harassment Hotline, Forbids Release of Personnel Files

Zenefits

New York workers will have access to a free, state-run sexual harassment hotline on July 14. The confidential line will connect workers to New York attorneys. Democratic governor Kathy Hochul signed the bill on March 16, 2022. Employers had to: Create a sexual harassment policy.

Beyond Checking the Box: Sexual Harassment Training That Works

Grovo HR

Sexual Harassment prevention training has been widespread since the 1980s. But the rates of sexual harassment complaints have not gone down in the decades since. While many companies have some sort of sexual harassment prevention training and policy, that statement is quite dismal. “I’ve For decades, sexual harassment prevention training was treated as a check-the-box task for companies with little to no thought beyond that.

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An Important Discrepancy in Workplace Harassment Policies, Law

Ultimate Software

The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software. This post was commissioned by Ultimate Software and the author has or will receive compensation for their work. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies across industries and of every size are taking a closer look at their policies and training against harassment, of all forms, to determine whether changes need to be made.

Compliance Training: Could It Be Fun?

SkyPrep

To top it off, your company has sent a reminder about the compliance training course that needs to be completed. You sigh, because you are not looking forward to a dull compliance training course. It isn’t your first time completing a compliance training course with your company, and every year it’s the same repetitive message. What Is Compliance Training? An eLearning Design Challenge.

Preparing for New York’s Sexual Harassment Laws

Grovo HR

While many companies have some form of a sexual harassment prevention policy, New York State is mandating that all companies with employees based in the state complete annual sexual harassment prevention training for all their staff at least once annually. As the law goes into effect on 10/9, companies will need to train their employees by the January 1, 2019 deadline. Training Requirements Are Mandatory Starting 10/9.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Remote Work Reminder: Don’t Lose Sight of Harassment Prevention Training Obligations

HRWatchdog

Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s onset, the number of employees working remotely increased dramatically —a trend that’s persisting and trending permanent, as Gallup stated in the fall. Employers must continue to provide training every two years thereafter.

Sexual Harassment Training on Grovo: A Comparison with New York State’s Model Training

Grovo HR

This law mandates that New York State employers must conduct sexual harassment prevention training for all employees based in the state. Additionally, today is also the deadline for employers to update and publish their sexual harassment policies (we’ve put a guide together for you here ). With the training requirement going into effect today, we wanted to make sure that your organization is prepared not only on the policy side, but the training side as well.

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California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Namely - Talent

As anti-harassment mandates continue to change, the fight to stay compliant is more challenging than ever before. From the West Coast to the East Coast, these laws can vary state by state. Compliance

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective?

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Sexual Harassment Training Requirements in California for Employees and Employers

Zenefits

California lawmakers take allegations of workplace sexual harassment seriously. California’s mandate that employers provide sexual harassment prevention training is a longstanding requirement. The Golden State has required sexual harassment prevention training since 2005.

Harassment Training Deadline Extended, Clarified

HRWatchdog

The Governor signed “clean up” legislation to help clarify training deadlines for employers. As you may remember, on January 1, 2019, a new California law went into effect that made substantial changes to mandatory sexual harassment prevention training. Training must take place within six months of hire or promotion and every two years thereafter. However, SB 778 doesn’t impact the portion of the law addressing seasonal and temporary workers.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Making Compliance Training More Strategic

Brandon Hall

For most organizations, compliance training is seen as a transactional process, focused only on grinding out completions and checking boxes. Even though most employees must go through some form of compliance training, and it can account for a good chunk of an employee’s annual learning, companies do not expect much in the way of outcomes. Only about one-third see compliance training as an opportunity to further employee development.

Bipartisan Bill Bans Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Cases

BerniePortal

In a substantial bipartisan effort, the House and Senate have passed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 , and it now moves on to the President's office. HR Compliance News

Mitigating Harassment

HRO Today

Over the past three years, Google, Ford Motor Company, 21st Century Fox, Bank of America, and the New York Knicks are among an exhausted list of companies that have experienced employment practice liability (EPL) lawsuits due to sexual harassment claims. Companies of all sizes can experience harassment or employment practice-related claims. Could the increase in claims be driven by the #MeToo movement? million from the 2017 fiscal year.

To Save Compliance Training, Focus on Root Causes

Grovo HR

Across L&D, compliance is considered a necessary evil: the scourge of both employees and learning practitioners and an annual box to check for risk-averse company executives. Ask an employee, and they’ll say compliance training brings to mind 1980s-era harassment videos coupled with requirements to change your password every 90 days. It’s no wonder compliance training has come to be seen as something to dread by everyone involved.

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New York’s Sexual Harassment Training Requirement Goes Into Effect October 9

Grovo HR

On October 9, 2018, New York will join California, Connecticut, and Maine as the fourth state in the nation to require mandatory training in sexual harassment prevention for all organizations statewide. New York City is doing its own part too, with additional training legislation going into effect in April 2019. These new laws are part of a comprehensive set of legislation passed on the heels of the #metoo movement. Here’s What You Need to Know.

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Essential Facts to Know Regarding Sexual Harassment Training

UpstartHR

With the current discussion surrounding sexual harassment and sexual allegations, it’s more important than ever for HR professionals to cover all the bases when it comes to compliance training. Even though behavior that might be considered sexual harassment might seem rather obvious in this day and age, it’s often more nuanced than most employees might consider. More Males Report Sexual Harassment Than Females.

Compliance expert: Anti-sexual harassment training needs to start with this …

HR Morning

Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. . Here’s Hames, who advises corporate ethics and compliance programs, explaining why it’s so critical today — and how to build it into your company culture. Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to prevent sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse in the workplace, especially through their anti-sexual harassment training.

4 Takeaways from the HCCA 2019 Compliance Institute

Precheck

4 Takeaways from the HCCA 2019 Compliance Institute Apr. The 23rd Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute gathered more than 3,000 healthcare compliance professionals in Boston, Massachusetts last week. The Compliance Institute offers the opportunity to learn about the latest developments and priorities from regulators, and this year’s event was no exception. The OIG’s Lesson on Innovation.

Ask an HR Expert: Anti Harassment Training in IL

Tandem HR

Today’s question is: What are the new requirements in 2020 for harassment training in the state of Illinois? Prior to this, there were no regulations requiring consistent training. It was recommended that a business provide the training once every two years.

Regulatory & Compliance Trends

Affinity HR Group

Below are some major regulatory and compliance trends we are watching as well as some actions we recommend taking throughout the year. . Three states will also see corresponding increases to the exempt salary thresholds.

Sexual Harassment Training for Your Whole Workplace

EverFi - HR

Online Workplace Harassment Training for Employees. Teach and train employees through immersive interactive online scenarios. Robust online sexual harassment training is key to improving workplace culture and mitigating business risk. The goal?

New York Mandates Anti-Sexual Harassment Training

FingerCheck

To keep you informed of all the latest HR news and policies, we at Fingercheck want to make you aware of the Oct. 9th deadline to conduct Anti-Sexual Harassment Training. In case, you didn’t know, Governor Cuomo and New York State are leading the nation with new laws combating sexual harassment in the workplace – part of the 2018 Women’s Agenda for New York: Equal Rights, Equal Opportunity. Attention All New York State Employers!

Keeping Your Small Business in Compliance

Helpside

There are many e mployment laws that small businesses have to keep track of in order to stay in compliance. Not staying in compliance can hurt your business and your employees. Because of this, you need to be aware of the different employment laws that affect your company.

HR 101: The ABCs of Sexual Harassment

Zenefits

Sexual harassment has been a form of unlawful discrimination in the United States since the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment, as we understand it today, wasn’t outlined specifically in the landmark legislation. Answer to see the results.

Which States Require Sexual Harassment Training?

EverFi - HR

Do you need to know how sexual harassment prevention legislation will affect your business? A new legislative landscape and a desire to stay out of a potential harassment spotlight are forcing employers to rethink their sexual harassment prevention strategy. Get The Report.

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

HRWatchdog

Do you have the same compliance concerns as the employers in this survey? Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state and local requirements, according to the 2019 Littler Annual Employer Survey. The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S.