FREE 1-HOUR EVENT, October 20 at noon CST. Diversity & Inclusion: Top Lawsuits Reveal How to Protect Employees and Avoid Liability. REGISTER NOW

Half-Day Seminar

Choose an Event


Bring this topic or 200+ other training opportunities to your location in-person or online.

Request Onsite Training

Already attended this seminar?

Rate and Get Certificates

View additional training

"I have been a member of Fred Pryor for almost three years now and I have yet to attend a class that didn't have valuable information that would benefit my company and/or our employees."

— Teri M.

"Excellent!! As always, Fred Pryor's courses are easy to follow, very informative and presented in a format that keeps your attention!!"

— Cynthia S.

"I enjoy all of the seminars that I attend through the Fred Pryor Training Rewards program. They are very informative and the instructors are very knowledgeable and helpful."

— Tasha M.

"Excellent info for all levels of users. There are always things to add to your "bag of tricks"."

— Wendy S.

"Wow! I have taken many wonderful courses through Fred Pryor; this one takes the cake!!"

— Dana N.

"Top notch! Thank you Fred Pryor, this is the best investment my boss could have made."

— Lewis C.

"I received a lot of great information in this training. Several co-workers went with me which was a great help for me to start implementing some of the changes we need to do at the office. It was very eye opening for them to realize the things that we need to do at the office. It was very eye opening for them to realize the things that need to get to me. It was like Fred Pryor and the trainer had my back!"

— Tasha C.


Are you new to HR, or have you recently been asked to take on more HR responsibilities?

This 3.5 hour seminar will touch on all aspects of HR—from legal and compliance issues to hiring and firing and more. If you’re unsure of the answers to questions like: What are the best practices that will keep my organization out of legal trouble? How should I respond to a charge of sexual harassment within my organization? Can I legally ask an applicant about the reasons for leaving a previous job? Is my organization HIPAA compliant? What steps must be taken during an employee's termination process to avoid a wrongful discharge lawsuit?—then this seminar is for you.

Relax and focus in a positive, interactive and online learning environment with other like-minded HR professionals who understand and share your concerns and questions about key issues. This format breaks down the most critical information so it’s easy to comprehend and apply to your own work situations. We'll cover a broad range of material in a way that is easy to absorb and retain—all while ensuring you have time to ask questions, discuss ideas and even network with other HR colleagues so you can meet the challenges and responsibilities of your new HR position head-on.

This information-packed seminar was designed to deliver the most information in the least amount of time. From legislation affecting ADA, COBRA, EEO, FLSA, FMLA, HIPAA and OSHA to the best practices in benefits, record keeping, hiring, firing and discrimination, this seminar is a foundational course to impart key HR issues and convey how to handle them. Keeping up with the latest legal trends, changes in best practices, legislative updates and court rulings is a tough job for even the most seasoned HR pro. Become a more effective, productive and knowledgeable HR professional with this informative and interactive seminar.

What You'll Learn

  • An HR overview on ADA, CARES, COBRA, EEO, FLSA, FMLA, HIPAA, OSHA and more.
  • Must-have language you need to know to include in all successful job descriptions.
  • Interview questions to help find and hire the most qualified applicant.
  • Best practices to establish employee confidence and earn respect.
  • Strategies for employee coaching, counseling and discipline.
  • Critical, need-to-know legal information about hiring and firing.