The main objective of this course is to provide basic guidelines for compliance with important federal employment laws. The goal is to become accurate and confident in all your decisions that affect employees and how they are protected under these laws. Recent changes with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act will be covered. The session is in an interactive workshop format and the target audience is new and experienced supervisors and managers.
• Recognize that it is important to always consider the requirements of employment laws and the organization's policy when interacting with employees;
• Understand that the purpose of these laws and policies is to create a safe, fair and productive workplace for all employees;
• Recognize that you play a very important role in helping the organization comply with the law and avoid potential risks of lawsuit and liability;
• Stay in compliance of the law by focusing on job-related experiences and behaviors;
• Understand what you can and cannot do under the guidelines of these laws.
The instructors are experienced human resource professionals, not attorneys. The information presented in this class should not be taken as legal advice.
Instructors: Susan Robinson, SPHR, or Gayle Hopkins, SPHR