This seminar is designed for human resource professionals, business owners and managers, operations managers, presidents, vice presidents, controllers, accountants and payroll professionals.
Keeping abreast of current employment law developments has never been a more challenging task for management.
Professionals must be knowledgeable about the latest developments and defenses in order to avoid loss of time, negative publicity, legal fees and costly verdicts.
Topics to be discussed include:
How To Review Performance And Impose Discipline The Smart
Minimizing Exposure To Workplace Harassment Complaints
Dealing With Disabilities And Leave Issues
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
I. How To Review Performance And Impose Discipline The Smart Way
A. The Basics Of Employment At Will
B. Employment Manuals
1. Claims That Can Arise From Employment Manuals
2. Tips On Writing A Good Employment Manual
C. Performance Evaluations And Employee Discipline
1. Common Mistakes
2. Claims That Can Arise From Performance Evaluations
4. Progressive Discipline
5. How To Terminate
10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
10:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. Minimizing Exposure To Workplace Harassment Complaints
A. Your Written Policy
B. Dealing With The Complaint
C. Doing Investigations
D. What You Should Absolutely Not Do When Responding To Any Employee Complaint
E. A Brief Summary Of Employment Law Regarding Retaliation Against Employees For Whistle Blowing, Reporting Sexual Misconduct, etc.
F. A Few War Stories
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
III. Dealing With Disabilities And Leave Issues
A. An Overview Of Disability And Leave Law
B. Pre-Employment Issues
C. How To Handle A Request For Accommodation Or Leave
D. Formalizing And Documenting The Accommodation/Leave Process
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
2:55 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
III. Dealing With Disabilities And Leave Issues (Continued)
E. Issues Related To Maternity Leave
F. New Developments And Cases
G. Hypotheticals And Question/Answer Period