HR Law

Training overview
Professional Course
5 hours

Course description

HR Law

Dont guess! Protect your organization and yourself by knowing your rights and obligations under the law with the HR seminar.

Are you 100% sure you can handle EVERY situation that comes your way? Truth is, there are 1,001 different scenarios going on throughout your company every day that impact employment law, benefits administration, compensationevery hot-button issue. And it only takes one mistake however unintentional to cause significant damage to your companys ability to do business.

Thats where this crucial employment law training course comes in. Well cover the basics of HR law in a fast-paced, plain-English way that will provide a whole new level of understanding to anyone who has to deal with the many different facets of employment law. We cover everything from ADA to the FLSA to fringe benefits quickly, easily and accurately!

Youll learn the basics of what the law means to whom the law applies and which agency enforces the law. And youll walk away from this HR employment law training seminar armed with resources that you can immediately access when you need them, so you can answer any question that comes your way confidently and legally. Register now.

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Training content

Session 1: Quick-look guide to employment law

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963; Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act of 2009
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1992; ADA Amendments Act of 2008
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

Session 2: Understanding the laws related to protected classes

  • Title VII protected classes
  • Anti-discrimination enforced by the EEOC
  • Additional protected classes

Session 3: Sexual harassment: definitions and considerations

  • Three definitions of sexual harassment
  • Standard of liability
  • Two elements of affirmative defense
  • Anti-harassment policy and complaint procedure
  • Measures to stop harassment

Session 4: Diving deeper on specific discrimination laws

  • 1866 Civil Rights Act
  • Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)

Session 5: Consumer and employee protection

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Weingarten Rights
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Equal Pay Act (EPA)

Session 6: FMLA, ADA and WARN requirements

  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as Amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1989 (WARN)

Session 7: Laws regarding workplace health and safety

  • Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
  • Workers compensation

Certification / Credits

HRCI and SHRM Certified

  • Where many HR professionals go wrong when disciplining employees
  • How-tos for legally testing an applicants skills, honesty or aptitude
  • Making job offers? Heres how to protect yourself from costly misunderstandings
  • Factors you may not know to consider when writing policies, procedures and employee handbooks
  • How to create written documentation that is unbiased, subjective, accurate and legally defensible in court

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