Syntrio offers a series of highly customizable courses on a range of ethics and compliance topics, commonly addressed in corporate codes of conduct. These programs are intended to communicate organizational values and foster commitment to ethical and legal business practices.
In April 2018 New York State and New York City enacted sweeping changes to sexual harassment laws in New York. The changes were enacted in response to the #MeToo movement and came with a variety of questions for employers throughout the state. New York State employers with 15 or more employees required to train all employees. […]
Those of us that have an interest in the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) charge and litigation statistics eagerly await the release of new data toward the beginning of each calendar year. Perhaps never has a fiscal year’s statistics been more eagerly anticipated than that of fiscal 2018. As you are undoubtedly aware, […]
Most employers with a connection to New York City are aware that the City (as well as New York State) enacted legislation requiring mandatory, annual sexual harassment training covering nearly all employers (and employees) in the City and State. For the past several months employers have been left scrambling to draw inferences from the subtle […]
This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
The newly updated 2019 DOJ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs criteria offer some valuable advances to how prosecutors should look at an organization’s compliance efforts. First, it warrants noting that these updated criteria were issued by the DOJ’s Criminal Division; the 2017 criteria were issued by the Fraud Division, which is just one part […]