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Human Resources Law from A to Z

When: November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am – November 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Worcester, 35 Major Taylor Boulevard Worcester, MA 01608

Sarah C. Spatafore will be presenting Discrimination and Harassment and Disciplining and Firing Employees A Comprehensive Overview of the Issues Affecting HR Departments Get a handle on the complicated issues that arise in the day-to-day operations[...]

When:
November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am – November 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
2019-11-12T09:00:00-05:00
2019-11-13T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Worcester
35 Major Taylor Boulevard Worcester
MA 01608

Sarah C. Spatafore will be presenting Discrimination and Harassment and Disciplining and Firing Employees

A Comprehensive Overview of the Issues Affecting HR Departments

Get a handle on the complicated issues that arise in the day-to-day operations of any human resources department! This extensive two-day course covers all of the hot-button issues that every HR professional should know, not only to avoid lawsuits, but to ensure that all employees are happy and productive. Experienced faculty will show you how to handle such issues as employee leaves, problem behaviors in the workplace, and what essential information should be included in employee handbooks. Don’t miss out on this crucial human resource information – enroll today!

  • Get up to speed on how tax reform affects employers – and what you can do to prepare.
  • Learn the necessary disclaimers that every employee handbook must contain in order to avoid potential legal trouble.
  • Recognize the many intricacies of the Fair Labor Standards Act, so that employers can stop problems before they happen.
  • Understand how the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act intertwine in issues with employee leave.
  • Know what accommodations are considered reasonable when an injured worker returns to the workplace.
  • Properly document and manage discrimination complaints to ensure that both employers and employees are properly protected in case of lawsuits.
  • Effectively monitor employee communications and internet use in an ethical and legally compliant manner.

 

Who Should Attend

This basic level seminar examines the current issues in human resource law for:

  • Attorneys
  • HR personnel
  • Accountants
  • Presidents and Vice Presidents

 

Course Content

DAY ONE

  1. Employment Law Update
  2. Legal Issues in Recruiting and Hiring
  3. Imperative Information That Every Employee Handbook Should Contain
  4. Wage and Benefits Issues
  5. FMLA and Other Leave Issues
  6. Controlling Unemployment Compensation Costs

DAY TWO

  1. Current Issues in Human Resources
  2. Workers’ Compensation Basics
  3. Workplace Behavioral Issues: Appropriately Handling Thorny Situations
  4. Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring
  5. Discrimination and Harassment
  6. Disciplining and Firing Employees
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