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Practical HR: How to Navigate Employment Law Myths and Landmines

As a human resources (HR) professional, you are expected to be an expert on employment law and HR practice. With hundreds or even thousands of potentially applicable employment laws, where do you start? Join us for this daylong, interactive program where you learn the basics of both employment law compliance and human resources practice. At the end of this program, you have the tools to help your organization spot and avoid high-risk employment matters, as well as some practical tips for managing issues that do arise.

This course can be applied to the Labor Relations Certificate.

Instructor

Jill Sopha

Jill Sopha

Jill Hamill Sopha is the owner and managing director of Sopha Mediation LLC. As a full-time employment attorney mediator, Jill combines her unique and unparalleled experience with her passion to help employers and employees find resolutions to workplace disputes and ... read more

Who Should Attend

  • New and/or experienced HR professionals
  • New and/or experienced business leaders, supervisors, compliance employees and other individuals who regularly handle HR matters

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Spot high-risk human resources employment law matters
  • Help your organization avoid high-risk human resources employment law matters
  • Use practical tips for managing high-risk human resources employment law matters that do arise

Course Outline/Topics

Spotting Employment Law Risks

  • Hiring and Paying Employees
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • #Metoo
  • Religious Discrimination and Accommodation
  • Age Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination, Accommodation Issues and Leaves of Absence
  • Other Employment Risks

Avoiding and Managing Employment Law Risks

  • Failing to Act
  • Policies, Postings and Training
  • Conducting Investigations
  • Corrective Action and Discipline
  • Avoiding Retaliation Claims
  • Managing Employee Conflict
  • Managing Performance Issues
  • Ending the Employment Relationship

Testimonials

"The instructor did a nice job relating the concepts to real-life scenarios including ones brought up by class participants."  —  Participant, 2019

"Well structured! Great instructor, encouraged participation."  —  Participant, 2019

Date: Thu, May 27, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8:30am-4pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Jill Sopha

Fee:

$345 by May 13, 2021
$395 after May 13, 2021

CEUs: 0.7, PDCs: 7

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5045-13309

Registration Deadline: May 25, 2021

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