Syntrio https://www.syntrio.com Your one-stop ethics & compliance solution. Thu, 23 Jul 2020 18:54:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Virginia Becomes the Latest State to Require COVID-19 Training https://www.syntrio.com/blog/virginia-becomes-the-latest-state-to-require-covid-19-training/ Thu, 23 Jul 2020 18:40:53 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=9100 Virginia has enacted a detailed set of regulations called an “Emergency Temporary Standard” aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 that include significant training obligations for many Virginia employers.

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Best Practices for Returning to Work During COVID-19 https://www.syntrio.com/blog/best-practices-for-returning-to-work-during-covid-19/ https://www.syntrio.com/blog/best-practices-for-returning-to-work-during-covid-19/#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:13:22 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=9051 Infographic and downloadable pdf to share with your employees on how to create a safe workspace during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cross-Border Data Privacy’s New Challenge https://www.syntrio.com/blog/cross-border-data-privacys-new-challenge/ Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:01:50 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=9031 Overview: A recent European court ruling on handling of EU citizen personal information now challenges non-European businesses, especially those in the US, on maintaining compliance with the GDPR, given US government access to this data.

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Promoting Equality at Work: If Not Now, When? https://www.syntrio.com/blog/promoting-equality-at-work-if-not-now-when/ Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:00:55 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=9018 In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and other African Americans by police, major US corporations bought full-page ads in newspapers touting their actions in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Harassment and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues Prohibited by Title VII https://www.syntrio.com/blog/harassment-and-discrimination-based-on-sexual-orientation-and-transgender-issues-prohibited-by-title-vii/ Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:00:56 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=8701 U.S. Supreme Court now has ruled that federal protection against sex discrimination in the workplace includes discrimation on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status.

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The Risk of COVID-19 Related Fraud https://www.syntrio.com/blog/the-risk-of-covid-19-related-fraud/ Mon, 15 Jun 2020 19:18:59 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=8670 Compliance and ethical (mis)conduct are often a cause and effect relationship. A similar pattern can be seen withpandemic and frauds.

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It’s Time for Change! https://www.syntrio.com/blog/its-time-for-change/ Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:36:36 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=8662 Like everyone in America – even around the world – we at Syntrio have been humbled by recent protests regarding racial injustice and inequality.

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COVID-19 and Back-to-Work Resources https://www.syntrio.com/blog/covid-19-and-back-to-work-resources/ Tue, 09 Jun 2020 15:56:26 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=8653 The federal government and each state is providing guidance about how businesses and consumers can re-enter public life more safely, given that any level of interactions can still create some risk of transmitting the COVID-19 virus.

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“And the Hits Just Keep on Coming” https://www.syntrio.com/blog/and-the-hits-just-keep-on-coming/ Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:21:55 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=8525 An apt expression for the US Department of Justice’s release on June 1 of its (again) updated Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs publication.

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Employment Discrimination: A Major Problem in Need of a Training Solution https://www.syntrio.com/blog/employment-discrimination-a-major-problem-in-need-of-a-training-solution/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:15:43 +0000 https://www.syntrio.com/?p=8517 Employers continue to make improper employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, religion and other protected classes.

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