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Best Practices for Avoiding Legal Liability When Managing Employees

Learn the practical guidance and best practices for avoiding the numerous legal pitfalls that arise in managing today's hyper-regulated workplace.

You will learn about effective discipline, proper documentation and how to terminate employees avoiding potential legal liability. You will also receive valuable insights into what supervisors and managers should know to avoid the most common errors under such laws as the ADA, ADEA, and the FMLA. You will also learn about simple but effective steps to increase employee engagement and retention.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Discipline

  • Proper Documentation
  • Avoiding Legal Exposure in Employee Termination
  • Issues to Be Considered Before Taking Action

What Supervisors and Managers Should Know

  • Training Curriculum
  • Common Problems Under the ADA, ADEA and FMLA
  • Practical Steps to Avoid Potential Liability

Increasing Employee Engagement and Retention

  • Effective Onboarding Procedures
  • Developing a Retention Strategy
  • Simple Steps to Increase Employee Engagement and Retention
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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This course was last revised on January 15, 2020.

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  • ASA 1.25
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.25 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected]
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.25
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.25 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

  • Those applying for AIA and HRCI must view 100% of the program and answer the questions following the program.

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

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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

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Faculty

Rick Alaniz

Rick Alaniz

Alaniz Law & Associates, PLLC

  • Partner in the office of Alaniz and Associates, LLP
  • Has been at the forefront of labor and employment law for over forty years representing employers in a variety of industries
  • Began his legal career in the office of the Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor enforcing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSA) as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA), served on the President's Cost of Living Council during the Nixon Administration and also held prominent posts within the National Labor Relations Board, first in Washington, D.C. and later in Minneapolis where he was active in the NLRB's enforcement actions in a five-state Midwestern region
  • A partner and senior partner in private practice since 1977, his experience has only deepened his enthusiasm for labor and employment law and his drive for continued excellence in the field
  • Board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, is a member of four state bar associations, and has represented clients in every state of the union as well as Puerto Rico in union organizing matters, collective bargaining, discrimination claims, wage and hour litigation including collective actions, as well as multistate class actions
  • Consistent with his preventative maintenance approach in this era of hyper-regulation of the workplace, he has long been actively involved in preparing and presenting supervisory and managerial training programs for his clients as well as for business groups
  • He firmly believes that educating managers and supervisors about the legal pitfalls in the workplace is critical; such programs are the cornerstone of his philosophy that a lawsuit avoided is better than a lawsuit won
  • Contributes dozens of articles per year on labor and employment law to trade journals and conducts numerous seminars each month for client companies and trade associations across the country
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Product ID: 406866
Published 2020
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