All too often, people are put into management positions because they were good at their job. Being good at a basic job, however, does not make one ready to make employment decisions. Yet, being a member of management means that the individual must make decisions regarding appropriate discipline, when to hire or fire an employee, when to allow an employee to take leave, etc. The human resource department is a valuable resource to these individuals; however, if your managers do not know when they should contact HR, they will inevitably make erroneous management decisions that will land your company in a costly lawsuit. This course will walk through the basic laws so that your managers know when to call human resources and why it is so important to do so.
To understand the basics of employment laws that impact the workplace so that managers can identify issues and know when to get additional assistance from human resources or other resources. When employers are not fully prepared for workplace issues, there are high changes that companies could face penalties in the form of employee law suits, harassment and discrimination suits, disciplinary lawsuits, litigation, settlements, lawyer fees, unplanned expenses, employee turnover, wrong terminations, leads to rude behavior by the employees, improper documentation, wage related mistakes and issues, morale issues and negative community image. The objective of this training is to assist companies in maintaining employment law compliance and avoid expensive penalties.
Duration: 3 Hours
Group of 3 to 5
Group of 6 to 10
Physical CD-DVD of recorded session will be despatched after 72 hrs on completion of payment
Recorded video session
Susan Fahey Desmond is a principal with Jackson Lewis PC, a labor and employment law boutique firm with offices across the country. Ms. Desmond has been representing management in all areas of labor and employment law since 1985. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Chambers USA as one of America’s leading business lawyers. Additionally, Ms. Desmond is frequently published on labor and employment law issues.