Chattanooga Office Of The City Attorney To Hold 3rd Annual Compliance Week

Monday, April 23, 2018

A weeklong event beginning Monday will be centered around the standards of conduct and internal controls. Compliance Week provides training and panels to city employees and information to the public covering an array of topics from Equal Employment Opportunities to protections under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


“The City of Chattanooga is required to conduct annual training for city employees and provide constituents information in relation to Title VI,” said Wade Hinton, Chattanooga City attorney.

“Compliance Week allows us to bring in experts across various fields to share the latest training and conduct standards each year.”

A list of speakers and trainings include:

  • James Piercy, City of Chattanooga Human Resources Safety Coordinator: Basic preparedness in the event of bad weather

  • Quinnon Taylor, Tennessee Relay/Captioned: How to use and obtain captioned telephone powered by Hamilton Relay. This allows individuals who have difficulty hearing to listen while reading captions.

  • Dr. Terri Hernandez, City of Chattanooga Human Resources: Training on Title VII: Equal Employment Opportunity.

  • Kelsey Finch, Regional Title VI Specialist: Training on Title VI: Protections under the Federal financial assistance provisions.

  • Toni Morgan, Compliance Officer: Training in Title VI: Limited English Proficiency and City Guidelines

  • Cheryl Zuckerman, M.S. Vocational Rehabilitation: ADA and the need for qualified sign language interpreters.

  • Demetria Patton and Maureen Clark: Records and Information Management at the City of Chattanooga

The training will be held at the Development Resource Center, 1250 Market Street (Monday through Thursday) and the City Hall HR Training Center, 101 East 11th Street (Friday) from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

More information can be found here.


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