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 December 2014, I was across from my 10-year-old son at a high-top table, sitting knee-to-knee and as I looked into his eyes I said: ‘Today, Mommy had to plead guilty to a federal crime.’” I stumbled upon Rashmi Airan’s LinkedIn profile while doing some research on companies and prospects one recent Friday afternoon. Because […]
Introduction No one likes receiving negative feedback, which explains why more than two-thirds of managers dread delivering it to employees. According to one survey, 44% of managers find it stressful and difficult to give constructive feedback to employees while another 20% avoided it altogether. Further, as a manager, the feedback you give an employee is […]
The #MeToo movement grew exponentially due to the availability of the internet as an avenue for victims of harassment to express their protest of bad acts and actors in the workplace. Like any internet phenomenon, the movement has spawned a backlash against training programs provided to employees (and perceptions about the reasons training is actually […]
A lawsuit filed by the EEOC in the Middle District of Alabama against Hyundai contractor Sys-Con, LLC., has settled for $70,000, according to a recent press release by the EEOC. As the agency has stepped up enforcement actions in the wake of the #MeToo era, more organizations are facing significant settlement and conciliation penalties to […]
For years, Under Armour allowed its employees, managers, supervisors and even its CEO to expense lunch buffet and happy hour visits to a variety of Gentlemen’s Clubs as part of its corporate policy. Under the former policy, Under Armour employees were encouraged to take clients, colleagues and sponsored athletes to strip clubs to relax and […]
Jon Min-ki, a South Korean actor best known for his roles on a variety of television shows was found dead at this morning. According to multiple news outlets, the cause of death appears to be suicide. Min-ki, who was perhaps best known known for his role in 2013’s The Attorney, had recently been accused of […]