CHAPTER 9ROUNDUP OF ADDITIONAL LEGAL ISSUES, PROCEDURES, AND OBLIGATIONS
COMMUNICATING WITH COLLEAGUES ABOUT COMPLIANCE CONCERNS OR CONFIDENTIAL ISSUES
HR professionals should be aware of the SHRM Code of Ethics whether they are SHRM members or not and should abide by it as well as instruct their staff and unpaid interns to abide by it. The sad truth is that many HR executives do follow this code of conduct with their leadership yet are not taken seriously, are ignored, and/or are overruled regarding compliance issues.
By now you’ve seen several sample memos and can draft one of your own in a similar structure to let your supervisor and/or leadership know that this is the SHRM Code of Ethics and you will abide by it. This is a good opportunity ...