Compliance Professionals: The Other “Essential Workers”

Companies are grappling with countless challenges as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. From layoffs to work-from-home mandates, businesses are drastically reshaping their structures and workflows to ensure survival during these uncertain economic times. 

These organizational shifts bring with them a bevy of compliance challenges. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Labor are aggressively pursuing EEO enforcement during the pandemic. Through a series of public announcements, the organizations have made it clear that they aren’t just watching employers — they are also encouraging employees to report any alleged mistreatment.

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