Employment Law for HR Certification

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 significant 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
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    Monday, February 26 - Wednesday, February 28, 2024; 11:30 AM Eastern or Monday, April 29 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024 11:30 AM Eastern or Monday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 5, 2024; 11:30 AM Eastern

    3 Sessions scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

    INFORMATION
    Training Overview

    Recession-proof yourself with an Employment Law Certification.

    In 2024, upskilling is the best way to build immunity from the looming recession that has already prompted thousands of layoffs. Demonstrable professional knowledge can help you justify an inflation-busting raise, earn a promotion, and enhance your job security.


    Businesses face dire consequences when they violate employment laws, including incurring legal fees, settlements, back pay, penalties, and fines. You cannot afford to take these legal, financial, and reputational risks. Fortunately, possessing a comprehensive understanding of employment law not only shields your organization but also enhances your career prospects, making you an invaluable asset in navigating these complex legal waters.


    Our Employment Law for HR Certification program will enable you to:

    • Explore the significant 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 the many facets of employment law.

    Employment Law for HR Certification

    Webinar 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

    Webinar 2: Issues During Employment

    • Leaves of absence
    • Complying with legal requirements
    • Eligibility
    • Reasons for leave
    • Appropriate classification under FMLA
    • Avoiding legal pitfalls of ADA
    • Definition of a qualified individual with a disability
    • Engaging in the interactive process
    • Reasonable accommodations
    • ADA requirements for infectious diseases
    • Workplace health and safety regulations
    • COVID-19
    • Monkeypox and other diseases
    • OSHA Form 300
    • New OSHA requirements

    Webinar 3: Performance Reviews And Termination

    • Documenting poor performance to create a paper trail
    • Disciplinary letters
    • Appropriate reasons for termination
    • How to terminate poor performers while avoiding legal liability 
    Recommended Audience
    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
    APPROVAL AND VALIDITY
    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.
    What's included
    Training includes
    • 3.0 HRCI, 3.0 SHRM
    • Certification
    • All resources and training materials
    About

    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