True Office Learning Blog

The Four Focuses of Work-From-Home Harmony

 

In these unprecedented times, more employees than ever are working remotely and feeling their way through staying engaged, staying sane, and staying productive.  At True Office Learning, our mission is to help employees learn through technology, so we pulled together thoughts from our learning experts on how to stay engaged as well as some advice from our veteran remote workers to help you adjust to today’s new normal.

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An Open Letter To My Compliance Colleagues


We’re living in a time of uncertainty and are hanging on daily news cycles to hear the latest information. Most of us are hunkering down at home, putting an entirely new meaning to work-life balance. Like, literally, some of our “offices” may be in our bedroom (I see that laptop propped up on your pillows!)

But your job isn’t business as usual. In fact, it’s business and compliance risk on steroids.

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U.S. Department of Labor Compliance Tools Continue to Assist Programs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released updated compliance assistance tools as part of its ongoing efforts to modernize materials for employers and workers and to provide easily accessible, plain-language information that will guide them to compliance. These updated tools provide a more streamlined format and link to numerous additional resources and related information.

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Get the Complimentary Micro Course: COVID-19 Preparedness

As the world continues to face the impacts of COVID-19, we want to help our extended community stay healthy and productive in these uncertain times. At True Office Learning we believe in the transformative power of adaptive eLearning. To do our part, we are making our COVID-19 Preparedness course from our Scholar Microlearning library available to all. This microlearning course is complimentary, and you can get instant access by filling out the form below.

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How Employees Fare in Harassment Training

During the last several decades, many steps have been taken toward stopping sexual harassment in the workplace. In a little bit of encouraging progress, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that the number of claims filed decreased 1.2 percent in 2019 from the previous year.

However, when news reports such as this alleged harassment of and retaliation against a Juul employee emerge, questions arise as to whether progress is real or just an illusion.

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Strong Diversity Compliance Training Results Show There’s Still Room to Improve

Organizations are devoting more significant resources and effort to improve diversity in their workplace. However, amid—or perhaps because of—all of the positive progress that has occurred, negative diversity incidents become all the more amplified. A recent example involved a Muslim woman who was ordered to remove her hijab for work, even though no company policy forbade her from wearing one.

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Delaware Supreme Court Case Serves as a Reminder for Board Oversight

A 2019 Delaware Supreme Court decision in the case of Marchand v. Barnhill highlights the importance of a board’s duty to oversee key risk and compliance issues of the organization they represent. Although the case doesn't signify a change in standards, it serves as an important reminder that being actively engaged in compliance is critical to the operation of the business.

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