HR Competencies

• HR Expertise


Juggling compliance with the various areas of employment law is a major component of human resources. Yet human resources professionals understandably find that the number of legal issues they need to be aware of can be overwhelming. This concentrated full day program offers an overview of the complex legal issues associated with day-to-day employment decisions and actions. This session provides current information on legislation, court decisions, and enforcement procedures that affect the employment relationship. 


  • Employment-at-will doctrine
  • At-will exceptions 
  • Interviewing and Selection
  • Job interviews
  • Medical exams
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment discrimination laws including pregnancy accommodation, where applicable
  • Responding to civil rights claims
  • Medical and Safety Issues
  • FMLA and other leave guidelines
  • Pay Practices
  • FLSA overview
  • Exempt vs. non-exempt classification 
  • Separation and Discharge
  • Investigations
  • Risk analysis of termination
  • RIFs 
  • Handbooks and other implied contracts
  • Hiring practices
  • Sexual and other harassment
  • ADA
  • Retaliation
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Common wage and hour violations
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Employment references


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