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The most comprehensive course for Human Resources managers helps you …
- Keep your organization out of hot water with new employment laws
- Discover how new privacy rules could affect your company health insurance
- Sidestep the recruiting hot spots that could cost your company a bundle
- Understand your organization's liability in the event of violence in the workplace
- Investigate sexual harassment claims tactfully and legally
- Ensure that your organization's disciplinary process isn't discriminatory
- Establish dismissal guidelines that will hold up in court
- Discover more of the information you need every day on the job
The Law and Employment
- Surprising information about who's eligible for overtime pay
- How to calculate overtime now — it has changed, and it's not simple
- The employee who doesn't want the transfer — can your company legally enforce it?
- Military service and active duty — can they be considered family leave?
- Is it ever illegal for an employee to hold a second job while on leave from your company?
- The key to replacing the aging workforce without breaking the law
- Is your employee handbook consistent with the latest changes in employment law?
Discrimination and Compliance
- The latest on the ADA Amendments Act and how reforms impact your company
- Danger areas for age discrimination — how to be sure your company is legally safe
- Why your website should be in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act
- Visible vs. perceived disabilities — the differences may affect the way you treat applicants and employees
- What you must do to accommodate hearing-impaired applicants
- Genetic testing: a question of legality
- The real meaning of "reasonable accommodation"
- Strategies for coordinating short- and long-term disability with ADA, FMLA and workers' comp
- Reverse discrimination — could your organization be found guilty?
Recruiting, Interviewing and Hiring
- When you must require medical certification, make inquiries and document your findings
- Changes to ensure your job application forms are discrimination-proof
- How to test applicants legally
- Social media as a recruitment tool
- Tips that turn a job description into your company's most powerful tool in the hiring process
- Dos and don'ts for the interview process — questions you must never ask
- Reference checking — how to legally get the information you want
- Two recruitment enticements you can add without cost
- The legal landmine of employee contractual commitments
- Why non-compete agreements aren't holding up in court
- Guidelines for walking the legal tightrope of managing contract labor
Benefits Administration and Management
- New privacy rules regarding health insurance
- Situations in which medical authorization forms are not required
- What you're responsible for if a former employee is late with COBRA payments
- When an accident should be considered a worker's comp claim
- Workers' Comp: what to do if an employee is injured at a company social function
- Health insurance your company is required by law to provide
- How to handle COBRA benefits when an employee divorces
- What you should know about disabled employees seeking early social security qualification
- Changes in how the IRS sees cafeteria benefit plans
- The latest on domestic partner qualification — how it affects benefits eligibility
- When — and how — your company should provide bereavement support
Best Practices in Human Resource Management
- The No. 1 communication skill you need in Human Resources
- Three things you can do to make your company one of the "top places to work"
- Human Resources functions you should consider outsourcing, and which ones absolutely must not be outsourced
- Workplace bullying and your organization's liability
- How your dress code may inadvertently discriminate
- Steps you can take to handle employee grief when coworkers are downsized
Handling Employment Hot Spots
- A closer look at companywide diversity training
- Proactive ways to protect your organization and employees from workplace violence
- Tips to reduce your company's liability in the event of workplace violence
- Depression in the workplace and how to deal with it
- OSHA and the General Duty clause — your company's responsibilities now
- When workplace violence is considered an OSHA violation
- Drug and alcohol testing — what's legal, what's not
- ADA protections of substance abusers and how not to put your company at risk
- Liability in drug testing — how to protect your company
- The best way to successfully and tactfully investigate sexual harassment claims
- How the EEOC defines a "hostile work environment" — it goes beyond sexual harassment
- Ways to limit your company's liability in the event customers or vendors harass your employees
- What the court says about victims of harassment and adverse employment actions
Discipline and Discharge
- The 360 degree feedback and performance appraisals — good or bad?
- The subtle way your organization might be guilty of discrimination in the disciplinary process
- How to document disciplinary actions to protect your company
- Termination guidelines that hold up in court
Observing the Letter of the Law
- The latest on arbitration agreements: how to avoid having a favorable decision thrown out
- Defamation of character — is your company liable for comments made by an employee?
- How the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) affects your organization's responsibilities if you downsize
- What documentation you must provide, what to keep, what to destroy
- And much, much more that will clear up the gray areas and make you more valuable on the job
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