CHICAGO — Sept. 8, 2020 — The creative comedy, compliance, content creation team at L&E announces their newest corporate risk learning library, Tales from the Hotline. Real stories from real ethics & compliance professionals about real workplace behavior gone wrong and the heroes that spoke up about it, brought to life by real comedians and storytellers. These short, entertaining videos help companies engage employees more frequently around the importance of reporting ethical concerns in the workplace, without being boring and preachy.

“They’re like fast, fun video case studies that are chock full of teachable moments, but the names have been changed for their protection and your learning and amusement,” says Ronnie Feldman, President & Creative Director at L&E. “Employees are always interested in hearing real stories. The Tales from the Hotline videos satisfy their curiosity by bringing these important, complex, legal issues to life in a way that’s more engaging and memorable.”

Tales from the Hotline was created in partnership with ethics & compliance thought leaders at Starbucks, Phillips 66, Northern Trust, Magna International, GW Pharmaceuticals, Esperion and Alliance Data. The series covers topics including Anti-retaliation, Bribery & Corruption, Conflicts of interest, Fraud & Accurate Reporting, Gifts & Entertainment, Harassment & Discrimination, Inclusion & Respect, Privacy & Social Media Risk, and Reporting Concerns & The Importance of Speaking Up. Industry specific stories for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry are available as well.

“We’re continuously working to reinforce our company’s speak up culture and one of the most effective ways to do that is with a regular cadence of short, interesting training and communications. L&E’s creative videos are short and entertaining so it helps us have more of an ongoing, positive presence that also keeps important topics top-of-mind,” says Joanna Bayron, Compliance Risk Manager, Starbucks Coffee Company.

“L&E’s videos are short, interesting and entertaining and allow us to better engage our associates to build awareness on ethical issues in the workplace. We are excited for L&E’s new Tales from the Hotline videos, which do a great job of bringing real ethics and compliance stories to life in a fun and memorable way,” says Tracy Crum, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Alliance Data.

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