Employment Law For HR Certification (Updated for COVID-19)

with
Melissa Fleischer
  • Live Session
  • Certification
From $399.00
  • October 13, 2021, 12:00 pm   EST
Training Includes:
  • 3.0 HRCI, 3.0 SHRM
  • Certification
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after each live presentation.
Employment attorney and legal expert Melissa Fleischer will share the legal guidance you need to understand as an HR professional. You will learn how to protect your organization and advance your career with a prestigious certification.

Benefits of Certification:

  • Explore the major legal issues affecting employment
  • Learn concrete steps to follow for specific HR scenarios
  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Prove your knowledge to colleagues, managers, and regulators
When:
Wednesday, October 13 - Friday, October 15, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern or Wednesday, January 12 - Friday, January 14, 2022; 12:00 PM Eastern
3 Webinar Sessions scheduled for 60 minutes each

Training Overview

Master employment law and earn a certification. Keep your organization out of trouble.

Human resources professionals must understand hundreds of employment laws and regulations. As COVID-19 continues, employers face even more legal requirements.

From the hiring process through termination, you need to master all the rules to help employees, avoid lawsuits, and protect your organization.

Our HR Legal Studies Certification program will enable you to:

  • Explore the major legal issues affecting employment
  • Learn concrete steps to follow for specific HR scenarios
  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Prove your knowledge to colleagues, managers, and regulators

We have packed a large volume of interesting and useful content into three engaging webinars that distill and clarify the many facets of employment law.

Employment Law For HR Certification

Day 1: Hiring

  • Employment applications
  • Interviews and pre-employment inquiries, including new laws
  • Background checks and ensuring compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • EEOC position on refusal to hire based on prior convictions
  • Offer letters
  • Legal requirements for job descriptions
  • I-9 forms
  • At-will employment and avoiding implied contracts
  • Exempt vs. non-exempt FLSA classifications
  • GINA issues in pre-employment physicals

Day 2: Issues During Employment

  • Leaves of absence under the ADA and FMLA
    • Avoiding legal pitfalls
    • Eligibility requirements
    • Reasons for leave
    • Appropriate classification under FMLA
  • FFCRA leave
  • Avoiding legal pitfalls of ADA
    • Definition of a qualified individual with a disability
    • Engaging in the interactive process
    • How to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who cannot wear face masks or refuse to get mandated vaccines

Day 3: Termination and Performance Review and COVID-19 Issues

  • Documenting poor performance to create a paper trail
  • Terminating poor performers while avoiding legal liability
  • Disciplinary letters
  • HR issues with COVID-19 in the workplace
  • OSHA Form 300
  • How to keep your workplace safe and comply with OSHA requirements
  • Legal restrictions for monitoring of COVID-19 symptoms
  • Mandatory vaccination options

Who Should Attend?

  • Human resources professionals
  • Business owners
  • Plant managers
  • Operations managers
  • Contract managers
  • Contract administrators
  • Safety managers
  • Employee relations staff
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Senior management
  • Managers
  • Development staff
  • Program directors

Expert Presenter

Melissa Fleischer

  • Management-side employment attorney
  • Over twenty years of experience representing clients in employment law discrimination litigation
  • President and Founder, HR Learning Center LLC, an organization that offers training seminars, webinars, and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resources issues
  • JD Degree from the George Washington University School of Law

Credits

  • This program has been approved for 3.0 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 3.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

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