Employees are the lifeblood of most companies; they often determine whether companies thrive or whither on the vine. Furthermore, managers, leaders, and HR professionals are expected to know and apply the alphabet soup of federal and state laws (ADA, FMLA, Title 7, EEOC, AA, etc.). Failure to know these laws and HR fundamentals can hurt employers and managers and can lead to further liabilities.
In this practical webinar, you will receive a detailed overview of the HR basics. Among other things, you will explore a 5000-feet view of the key HR components that you need to know to ensure success within your company.
Upon course completion, you will be able to:
- Outline HR’s role in mission and strategy
- Recall key anti-discrimination laws & protected classes
- Describe disparate treatment and adverse impact
- Identify the rights employers DO have
- Implement recruiting and behavioral based interviewing
- Recognize the importance of goodness of fit in employee selection
- Review onboarding basics and the 4 C’s of onboarding
- Key considerations in managing employees
- Outline seven steps to employee recognition and seven steps to effective corrective action
- Recall the basics of Employment at Will
- Express five considerations in determining just cause
- Describe progressive discipline and why you might not want it
- Cite the twelve parts of disciplinary documentation
- Review the basics of sexual harassment and how to stay out of trouble
- Examine quid pro quo and hostile working environment
- Outline the essentials of the FMLA – what it is, who is covered, 6 things to remember
- Outline the essentials of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADAAA)
- Recall reasonable accommodation and interactive discussion basics
- Determine what you need to know about wage and hour
- Independent contractor, exempt and nonexempt employees
- Discuss seven reasons for having employee handbooks and six tips
You will receive:
- EEOC Fact Sheet
- FMLA fact sheet
- ADA Q&A fact sheet
- Exempt/Nonexempt guidelines
- Sexual Harassment by supervisors Q&A
HR Advisors LLC
Wes Pruett is owner of HR Advisors LLC, a consulting practice that provides service to clients who seek to align their business and employees creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 20 years in senior leadership within the Mayo Health System he founded HR Advisors. Mr. Pruett provides solutions to companies for a wide variety of HR issues including compensation, compliance, policy development, performance management, and employee relations. Mr. Pruett regularly facilitates employee training related to communication, leadership, coaching, and strategic planning. He is a business coach helping leaders achieve goals. Wes earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and an M.S. in psychology.
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