Compliance News

New European Union Data Privacy Regulations Coming Soon   (May 2018)
"New data privacy regulations are going into effect in the European Union (EU) this month, and their reach spreads to the work of companies and organizations around the world — including Georgia Tech. The European Union General Data Protection Regulations (EU GDPR) become enforceable Friday, May 25. The chief focus of these regulations is to protect the collection, use, and transmission of personal data of people while they are physically within the EU." Read More...
 
Financial Transformation Moves Forward   (Apr 2018)
"Last year, Georgia Tech announced its plans to work with Workday to implement a new cloud-based financial management system. Since then, the Financials Transformation project team has been hard at work gathering information to prepare for the implementation of the Workday solution." Read More...
 
Annual Integrity and Compliance Campaign Coming Soon   (Mar 2018)
"Ethically challenging decisions can arise at any point in our career. As a result, it is important to remind ourselves what conduct is clearly prohibited at Georgia Tech and where to turn for help and support when we’re unsure. To keep us mindful of the Institute’s and University System of Georgia’s Code of Ethics — as well as to review policies regarding cybersecurity, alcohol and illegal drugs, and conflict of interest — Georgia Tech requires its faculty, staff (including Tech Temps), and student workers to complete the annual Integrity and Compliance Campaign. The campaign opens March 7, and employees will have until April 6 to complete it." Read More...
 
Register Travel with Office of International Education   (Mar 2018)
"The travel registry provides the Office of International Education with your international travel information so that OIE can contact you and provide assistance in the event of an emergency. By registering your travel, OIE shares important pre-departure information to assist you with health and safety topics, enrolls you in insurance, and provides Institute contact information in the event of an emergency." Read More...
 
New Non-Retaliation Policy for Georgia Tech Employees   (Mar 2018)
"While Georgia Tech has always worked to protect employees from retaliation, it has clarified its stance with a new standalone Institute Non-Retaliation Policy that recently took effect. The policy acknowledges Georgia Tech’s responsibility to protect its employees from unlawful retaliation and provides definitions that will help employees feel more confident about reporting." Read More...
 
Redpoint: Emergency Travel Support for Employees   (Mar 2018)
"Picture it: You’re on your dream vacation in Sri Lanka when a tsunami warning is announced. You’re not familiar with the surroundings, so what should you do? Call Redpoint to be securely transported to the nearest safe area. Emergency travel assistance through Redpoint is available to all benefits-eligible Georgia Tech employees and their dependents. It’s a backup plan that has been available since 2014, but you may not have known you already have it. The service, provided through the University System of Georgia (USG)’s group life insurance plan with Minnesota Life, does not require any additional premium or enrollment to ensure coverage." Read More...
 
Got files? What to keep and what to toss   (Feb 2018)
"We’ve all got files­–probably more files than we need. But do you know which ones you really need to keep and for how long? Join the experts from Legal Affairs, Library Archives & Records Management, and Cyber Security for a discussion on how to responsibly spring clean your office files." Read More...
 
New Hire Learning and Compliance Program Launches on Campus   (Feb 2018)
"This new program merges the Institute’s legal training mandates, employment policies, and timely topics impacting higher education into a single, convenient format that new hires can access and complete online. The full program takes approximately six hours to complete and covers: Ethical decision-making; Workplace conduct; Title IX and anti-harassment; Cybersecurity; Conflicts of interest; and The Georgia Tech Policy Library — including the process by which new policies are written, reviewed, and implemented. All new employees are automatically enrolled within their first week and receive an email with instructions on how to complete the program." Read More...
 

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