From health pandemics to sharp machinery parts to corrosive chemicals, workplaces are full of risks. The sessions featured in this pathway provide specific guidance to manage employee safety and reduce risk, helping your organization avoid injuries and liability.
Rick Verstegen, an employment law expert and practicing attorney, will increase your understanding of the law and give you practical advice. You will learn how to design, implement, and administer a compliant FMLA program.
Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period.Friday, July 7, 2023; 3:00 PM Eastern
Employment law expert Rick Verstegen will explain the critical legal issues impacting employee evaluation and discipline. You will learn how to improve performance, dismiss ineffective team members, and avoid lawsuits.
What You'll Learn
How should you properly evaluate employees?
What are the best strategies for performance improvement plans?
What are the impermissible reasons for discharge?
Which standards impact discipline or discharge?
What practical tactics can resolve discipline or performance issues?
How can you use last chance or resignation agreements?
Employment law expert Rick Verstegen will outline the best practices for conducting background checks. You will learn how to navigate today’s legal restrictions without abandoning your organization’s commitment to safety and integrity.
What You'll Learn
How should you notify applicants you will conduct background checks?
What does the EEOC guidance mean for your policies?
What laws impact conducting background checks?
May you legally contact previous employers without authorization?
How should you conduct reference checks?
May you review the social media accounts of an applicant?
Due to the limited time and massive amount of fascinating information about workplace mental health and COVID-19, we may not have time to answer all questions. You will leave with much more insight into the latest health developments this winter.
Employment attorney Melissa Fleischer will explain the OSHA requirements for your organization. You will learn in-depth details of the current regulations, discover how to apply them to your workplace, and avoid the growing fines for non-compliance.
Benefits of Certification
Avoid heightened scrutiny and substantial fines
Learn in-depth OSHA requirements
Update workplace safety protocols to adhere to the latest regulations
Prove your advanced OSHA knowledge to managers, colleagues, customers, and regulators