2022 How Ethics in Your Workplace Help in Employee Retention?
If it’s legal doesn’t that mean it’s ethical?
How can having an ethical code benefit your profits and protect your company from legal problems? How can NOT having one set you up for problems and financial disaster? The bottom line is that companies should have ethics codes to promote ethical behavior – not to enhance productivity, profits, or public relations.
A sound and well-administered code can benefit a company and its stakeholders in a variety of ways. Ethical organizations develop and maintain strong responsibilities to the general public, their customers, their employees, and their investors. However, only developing an ethics compliance policy is not enough.
Organizations need to develop a culture of ethics which includes training of managers and employees and adding it into your employee handbook with leadership taking an active role.
The pandemic wasn't the only impact of Ethics in the workplace. Employers who have decreased their ethics compliance have been known to lose in employee retention. Transparency is more of a need now than ever before.
Hybrid workplaces have also made an impact in workplaces. Remote work and those Employers making a decision to have employees come to the office have to ensure they provide ethics training so employees understand what is expected. It affects your employee retention and turnover rates.
A weak ethics program can ruin your company’s reputation and will lose you,r employees. Join us on Compliancevent to learn how a well-established ethics program will bring value to any company, especially yours. You will also receive a FREE customized compliance tool to help you stay compliant.
What will You Learn?
-What is workplace ethics and how to implement it in yours?
-How does transparency by workplace leaders help develop an ethical program?
-How does the great resignation concept affect employees who do not trust employers?
-How will regular ethics training prepare managers and professionals to establish an effective ethics program?
-How will a weak ethics program affect your company and employees in 2022?
-How can an effective ethics program and training increase your company’s performance and reputation in 2022?
-How did the pandemic affect ethics in your workplace?
-How has the previous administration changed how ethics is perceived in the workplace?
-What best practices on ethics focus can provide significant factors in the workplace?
Why Do You Need an Ethics Code in Your Company?
The pandemic has forced many ethical considerations to the forefront of HR.
Whether confronting issues related to vaccinations, masking, employee retention, or mental health, making decisions based on ethics is a daily chore for many HR professionals. Moreover, ethics impact employees who value a company with ethics and have been known to stay employed with such a company.
Strong and effective communication is necessary to establish a viable work environment. Many HR professionals and other professionals are required to attend ethics classes as part of their professional associations and careers. This requirement will assist Employers to ensure that Ethics is part of compliance initiatives.
Who Will Benefit?
-Defense and federal contractors
-Small Business Owners
You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
Margie Faulk is a senior level human resources professional with over 15 years of HR management and compliance experience. A current Compliance Advisor for HR Compliance Solutions, LLC, Margie, has worked as an HR Compliance advisor for major corporations and small businesses in the small, large, private, public, Non-profit sectors and International compliance.
Margie has provided small to large businesses with risk management strategies that protect companies and reduces potential workplace fines and penalties from violation of employment regulations. Margie is bilingual (Spanish) fluent and Bi-cultural.
Margie’s area of expertise includes Criminal Background Screening Policies and auditing, I-9 document correction and storage compliance, Immigration compliance, employee handbook development, policy development, sexual harassment investigations/certified training, SOX regulations, payroll compliance, compliance consulting, monitoring US-based federal, state and local regulations, employee relations issues, internal investigations, HR management, compliance consulting, internal/external audits, and performance management.
Margie’s unique training philosophy includes providing free customized tools for all attendees. These tools are customized and have been proven to be part an effective risk management strategy. Some of the customized tools include the I-9 Self Audit. Correction and Storage program, Ban the Box Decision Matrix Policy that Employers can provide in a dispute for allegations, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Compliance Guide, Drug-Free Workplace Volatile Termination E-Book and other compliance program tools when attendees register and attend Margie’s trainings.
Margie holds professional human resources certification (PHR) from the HR Certification Institution (HRCI) and SHRM-CP certification from the Society for Human Resources Management. Margie is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE).