Training Course Syllabus:
HR Law - Human Resources Training Seminar
What if the only thing standing between your company and a devastating
lawsuit is ...
- That new HR assistant you just hired? Or ...
- That manager who doesnt have time for your training sessions? Or ...
- An overworked HR staff member who overlooks an obscure wrinkle in an
important federal law?
Are you 100 percent sure they can handle EVERY situation that comes their way?
Truth is, there are 1,001 different scenarios going on throughout your company
every day that impact employment law, benefits administration, compensation, and
even fringe benefits.
And it only takes one mistake however unintentional to cause significant
damage to your companys ability to do business. Companies shell out an average
of $750,000 in damages for wrongful termination suits that they lose! Even more
more and more companies are losing these suits each year.
Which makes it more important than ever for your HR staff (and other managers
and supervisors in your company) to possess a keen working knowledge of the
fundamentals of HR law. But where can you get this training quickly, easily
Come to this seminar. In just one day, well cover the basics of HR law in a
fastpaced, plain-English way that will provide a whole new level of
understanding to anyone who has to deal with the thousands of facets of
It's HR 101 and we take that as a BIG compliment!
Our previous attendees call this course, "HR 101" and they say it with a smile!
It's a must-have foundation of knowledge everyone needs in today's complex
business world. We cover everything from ADA ... to FLSA ... to fringe benefits,
but we don't go in-depth into the tiny nuances of each law.
Instead, participants learn the basics of what the law means ... to whom the law
applies ... and which agency enforces the law. Plus, theyll return to the
office armed with resources of information that they can immediately access when
they need it. What youll have after this powerful session are employees who
know the magnitude of HR law ... can converse with any employee about the issues
safely ... and a dramatically reduced threat of mistakes, blunders, and missteps
due to ignorance that can land you and your company in hot water.
What You'll Learn in this HR Law Seminar:
Get up-to-date on the most critical areas of HR law, including:
- Wage garnishment
- Equal Pay Act
- Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
Understand key HR issues in the workplace:
- Pregnancy leave
- Reasonable accommodation
- Wage garnishment
- Legal land mines in hiring and firing
- Privacy in the digital era
- Handling leave abuses
- Retaliation threats
- Typical EEOC trouble spots
Who Should Attend?
This seminar is built to satisfy the needs of the relatively inexperienced HR
employee ... the veteran staffer who wants to brush up on some critical
knowledge ... or the supervisor who wants a clearer focus on the sheer magnitude
of regulations covering employment law.
Major Equal Employment Laws
- Key Federal Equal Employment Laws
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 of 1992
- ADA Amendments Act of 2008
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
- State Fair Employment Practice Acts (FEPAs)
- Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment
Rights Act (USERRA)
Understanding the Laws Related to Protected Classes
Race and Color
- Form EEO-1
- Form I-9 (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986)
- Gender Discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Religion and Religious Practices
- Definitions under the ADAAA
- Pre-Employment Inquiries
- Post-Offer Inquiries
- The EEOC Interactive Process
Handling Discrimination Claims
Impermissible actions, including retaliation
- Burden of Proof
- Burden of Proof
Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)
The EEOC Complaint Handling Process
Privacy in the Workplace
- Telephone monitoring
- Computer monitoring, including social media
- Electronic mail and voice mail
- Video monitoring
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Compensable hours (what constitutes)
- Off-the-clock work
Exemptions From Overtime
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
Our training seminars offer Continuing Education
Credits (based on contact hours) upon completion. Credits are issued by
Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center, Inc. according to the
guidelines set forth by IACET. Please note that Continuing Education Credit
approval is at the discretion of your licensing board; not all seminar topics
are approved by all boards. Contact your licensing board or agency for specific
information relating to your profession
Seminar Training Time:
Program 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM