This course outlines the laws and agencies that regulate employment relationships in California and on a federal level. These fundamental labor laws must be understood to prevent or, if necessary, defend against employment claims.
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
- Describe legal issues and laws that impact human resources and
- Explain strategies to minimize legal risk and
- Identify legal risks and strategies for more effective HR administration
- Wrongful termination
- Employment discrimination under state and federal law
- Sexual (and other) harassment
- Workplace privacy
- Overtime and other wage and hour regulations
- National Labor Relations Act
- Collective bargaining and labor unions
- Leaves of absence
- Noncompetition and trade secrets
- Substance use and abuse in the workplace
- Independent contractor vs. employee
- Workers' compensation
- Reductions in workforce
- Paid sick leave
SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® 19.25 PDCs.
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