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HR From The Ground Up: Minimizing Risk Through Effective HR

Learn how implementing the correct HR policies and training programs can help you steer clear of litigation.

This topic is an excellent tool for the HR practitioner, or for companies who are considering formalizing their HR function. The material explores the purpose and role of the Human Resources department, from strategic partner to achieve business objectives through talent strategies, to building and maintaining HR structure for the organization, to providing HR support and review for employment actions. The content explores the policies and records that are helpful in minimizing the risks from employment-related claims and lawsuits, and how those policies should be communicated with employees and reinforced through training. The topic explores how the HR professional operates on a day-to-day basis providing HR review of employment actions, and conducting internal investigations of employment-related concerns.

Runtime: 94 minutes
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Agenda

I'm in HR, so Now What?

  • Role of HR in the Organization
  • Employee Handbooks: Pros and Cons
  • Critical Policies Each Employer Should Have

Setting up Employee Personnel Files

  • What Documents Should You Keep in the File?
  • How Long Should You Keep Them?

Share the Knowledge: The Importance of Training

  • For the HR Professional
  • For Your Employees

Applying Your Knowledge

  • Application of HR Policies in Practice
  • Workplace Investigations
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This course was last revised on July 13, 2017.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Thomas A. Linthorst

Thomas A. Linthorst

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

  • Partner in the Labor and Employment Practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Represents employers in a broad array of labor and employment law matters
  • Practice is concentrated in defending employers against claims of worker misclassification, wage and hour class and collective actions, whistle-blower claims, and claims for wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
  • Co-leader of the Labor and Employment Practice Group’s Wage and Hour Practice, Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Whistle-Blower Practice, and Life Sciences Industry Initiative
  • Listed in New Jersey Law Journal’s 40 Under 40, 2008
  • Listed as a Rising Star in New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2006 to 2008
  • J.D. degree, George Washington University National Law Center; B.A. degree, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Can be contacted at 609-919-6642 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 400736
Published 2017
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