More Thoughts on the Misconduct Penalty

By Matt Kelly | January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

My previous post about the salary penalty for people who have “tainted” companies on their resume has generated quite a bit of attention, and rightly so. That penalty — a haircut of 4 to 10 percent off the salary of your next job — says a lot about how people instinctively respond to perceptions of…

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The Salary Penalty for Misconduct

By Matt Kelly | January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here’s yet another way to convince senior executives and other colleagues that a strong compliance program matters: misconduct at the company can trim the salary offer those people might get at their next job — by 4.6 percent or more, apparently. So says a fascinating paper from Harvard Business School, where two professors examined a…

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NJ Transit ex-CCO Files Whistleblower Case

By Matt Kelly | January 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The former chief compliance officer at New Jersey Transit filed a federal whistleblower complaint against the agency last week, the latest twist in a drama that has irritated New Jersey commuters for months. The ex-compliance officer, Todd Barretta, filed his complaint with OSHA on Jan. 10, claiming whistleblower status under the Federal Rail Safety Act.…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Jan. 12

By Matt Kelly | January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has news of compliance personnel moves at Capital One, Cooper Standard, Black & Decker, and Veolia; we also have gossip from the Securities and Exchange Commission and Capitol Hill, a bunch of work anniversaries to note — and compliance professionals are trying to party in Boston and Philadelphia. Read…

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Technically, Radical Compliance is the personal blog of Matt Kelly, long-time writer and observer of the corporate compliance and GRC scene. I was a writer, editor, and publisher at Compliance Week, 2003 through 2015; some of you may know my from my career there. I also speak frequently at compliance conferences and other events, and will pretty much shoot the breeze on any compliance topic with anyone who asks.

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