Employment Law Compliance Made Easy
What you'll learn
- Understand major employment law implications in the workplace.
- Recognize employment relation situations that create legal liability for businesses.
- Learn to identify wage-related issues and manage resulting employee issues proactively.
- The best pre-requisite is an open mind about the importance of HR compliance and the willingness to take action on the concepts taught.
- A basic understanding of the employment relationship.
- No specific materials are required prior to taking this course.
Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate and manage employees as a manager, supervisor, small business owner, human resource specialist, or corporate executive. Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor; the basic types of employee benefits; effective hiring, evaluation, and termination procedures; methods to resolve employment disputes in and out of court; discrimination and union laws; and workplace safety rules. You'll gain an inside view of the law with case examples, real situations, and prevention strategies that prepare you to effectively resolve workplace issues. You'll learn effective communication techniques, negotiation strategies, and the legal tests applied if you do go to court. This course is a must for anyone who is (or aspires to be) a supervisor, manager, or human resources professional.
Who this course is for:
- This course deals with the laws that govern people in the workplace. Most people have some understanding of the personal dynamics of work, but often do not understand the law and compliance requirements of business. This course will provide a good overview of the major issues addressed in the work place.
I am an attorney representing businesses and focusing on employment and intellectual property issues. I also teach a wide array of legal and business topics to graduate and undergraduate students at the University of North Florida and Webster University.
Earlier in my career, I worked as a corporate trainer of management in both the hospitality and financial services industry prior to my legal career. As an attorney, I frequently present workshops and business training on business and employment law matters.
My legal practice focuses on representing businesses exclusively in Labor & Employment Law, Business Regulatory Compliance, Restrictive Covenants (Non-competition, Non-Solicitation, and Confidentiality), Wage & Hour, Privacy, Technology, Business Contracts, Intellectual Property and Mediation. I also represent and counsel businesses on discrimination law, disability law, employment contracts, employee benefits, union/management, minimum and overtime wages, sexual harassment, affirmative action, OSHA/safety, policy development, and regulatory compliance.