1. HR Manager Certification (Updated for COVID-19)

HR Manager Certification (Updated for COVID-19)

Human resources experts Jenni Stone and Teri Morning will lead this comprehensive series. You will master everything you need to know about HR from a legal perspective in just one week. This training will help you perform your job better and earn respect as a leader.
Event ID: 2529013
Recording: Unable to attend? A recording will be available after the presentation.
Date: Monday, August 10 - Friday, August 14; 11:30 AM Eastern
Duration: 5 Sessions; Each session is scheduled for 75 minutes, including question and answer sessions.
Presenter: Jenni Stone & Teri Morning
Credits: 6.25 HRCI, 6.25 SHRM for entire series

HR Manager Certification (Updated for COVID-19)

Human resources professionals are more critical than ever in our pandemic-riddled world. You are responsible for recruiting, retaining, and protecting the employees that make everything possible. Failure to follow the appropriate laws or protocols can risk exposure for your entire staff and structure.

Even if you are comfortable with the regulations and best practices, there are requirements and subtleties that even the experts sometimes miss. Demonstrating competency to your employer and colleagues is essential.

Our HR Manager Certification program will enable you to:

  • Understand the many complexities of HR
  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Earn a prestigious certification and the Human Resources Certified Manager (HRCM) professional designation
  • Bolster your career

Each session focuses on a vital human resources area where your employer may be exposed to unwanted risks. We have packed a large volume of interesting and useful content into five engaging sessions, including information about how to lead your organization’s recovery from COVID-19.

Session 1

Monday, August 10

11:30 AM Eastern; 10:30 AM Central; 9:30 AM Mountain; 8:30 AM Pacific

Overview and Hiring: Best Practices and Legal Concerns

  • Employment application dos and donts
  • Interviews and screening process
  • Avoiding GINA issues
  • Background checks and FCRA compliance
  • Offer letters
  • Elements of job descriptions
  • Form I-9 compliance
  • Exempt vs. non-exempt classifications and independent contractors

Session 2

Tuesday, August 11

11:30 AM Eastern; 10:30 AM Central; 9:30 AM Mountain; 8:30 AM Pacific

Leaves of Absence Essential Information

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

  • Purpose of FMLA
  • Employer and employee eligibility
  • Pillars of FMLA
  • Reinstatement after FMLA
  • Fitness for Duty certifications
  • Defining FMLA terms
  • Employer recovery of benefit terms
  • Required paperwork
  • Intermittent leave

Overview of The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

  • Covered employers and eligible employees
  • Types of leave
  • Payment of leave

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • Purpose of the ADA
  • Employer obligations
  • How to engage in the interactive process
  • Making requests for medical information
  • Process for making accommodations
  • ADA, EEOC, and COVID-19 intersections
  • Direct Threat exceptions

Session 3

Wednesday, August 12

11:30 AM Eastern; 10:30 AM Central; 9:30 AM Mountain; 8:30 AM Pacific

Preventing and Conducting Sexual and Unlawful Harassment Investigations

  • Sexual harassment training basics
  • Reducing your risk of sexual harassment claims and litigation
  • How to create a nurture a zero-tolerance culture and draft a zero-tolerance anti-harrassment policy
  • Steps to follow when conducting effective investigations
  • Analyzing case studies and real-world examples

Session 4

Thursday, August 13

11:30 AM Eastern; 10:30 AM Central; 9:30 AM Mountain; 8:30 AM Pacific

Fair Labor Standards Act: Understanding Wage and Hour Concerns and Calculations

  • Defining non-exempt employees versus exempt employees
  • How to avoid misclassification of employees based upon their exemption status
  • Independent contractors
  • Understanding when to pay compensable time given various scenarios
  • Overtime calculations
  • Legal issues when employing interns
  • Understanding volunteers versus employees

Session 5

Friday, August 14

11:30 AM Eastern; 10:30 AM Central; 9:30 AM Mountain; 8:30 AM Pacific

Performance Reviews, Improvement Plans, and Terminations

  • Dos and don’ts for performance reviews
  • Insights into varying approaches to performance reviews
  • How to emphasize consistency among supervisors
  • Avoiding employer liability regarding performance appraisals
  • How to create and implement performance improvement plans, including step-by-step directions
  • Using a progressive discipline system
  • Creating “bulletproof” documentation
  • Termination from beginning to end

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