Managing Within the Law (Videos)

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Summary:

There are a myriad of laws and regulations governing workplace issues such as discrimination, harassment and the hiring and dismissal of employees. Our managing within the law programs will help protect you and your employees by educating you about the laws that must guide policy and behavior in the workplace.

 

Audience:

Front Line Managers, Mid Level Managers, Exec Level

Features:

  • Streaming video scenarios illustrate real world issues and solutions discussed in the course.
  • MindNotes provide printable quick-reference sheets and other files to be used as learners apply their skills on the job.
  • Instructional audio with graphics highlighting key points.
  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.
  • This series is presented using streaming video.
  • Interactive questions appear periodically during this video to engage the learner and reinforce key concepts.
  • An index lists the key sections of the video, with the ability to select sections to play.
  • Slides accompany the videos and reinforce the learning topics. These slides can be downloaded for reference after the course is completed.
  • A full-text transcript of the video can be viewed. Text in the transcript is selectable to choose a point to play the video.

 

Includes:

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Managing Within the Law (Videos): At Will Employment

Description

The at will employment doctrine means an employee can be terminated at any time, for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. During this program, you'll learn the definition of at will employment and the four key exceptions to the doctrine. You'll also learn practical management tips to follow to prevent legal claims of a wrongful termination.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • At Will Employment
  • Contractual Exceptions
  • Statutory Exceptions
  • Public Policy Exceptions
  • Employment Tort Exceptions
  • Preventing Legal Claims
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Complying with ADA Requirements as of 2009

Description

This course explains the basic requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Objectives

  • Identify ADA requirements
  • Describe how a disability is defined
  • Explain what reasonable accommodations means
  • Identify appropriate post-hiring questions
  • Describe situations that justify limited medical inquiries
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Complying with ADA Requirements

Description

The Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against people with disabilities. As a manager, you need to know what is covered in the ADA. During this program, you'll learn how to comply with the ADA requirements during the hiring process. You'll also learn who qualifies for protection under the ADA and how to make reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. In addition, you'll learn what questions, if any, may be asked of disabled employees after hiring.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Complying with ADA Requirements
  • ADA Requirements
  • ADA Coverage
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Post-Hiring Questions
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Discrimination

Description

Most managers are unaware their actions on the job may lead to illegal discrimination. The results can mean employee dissatisfaction and expensive lawsuits. This program will help you understand discrimination laws and how to avoid illegal discrimination. In addition, you'll learn guidelines to prevent unintentional discrimination when hiring, promoting and terminating employees.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Discrimination
  • Illegal Discrimination
  • Sex/Gender
  • Age 40 and Over
  • Race and Color, Religion
  • National Origin/Ancestry
  • Citizenship
  • Veteran and Military Status
  • Preventing Discrimination
  • Avoiding Discrimination
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Discrimination (Presentation Style)

Description

Most managers are unaware their actions on the job may lead to illegal discrimination. The results can mean employee dissatisfaction and expensive lawsuits. This program will help you understand discrimination laws and how to avoid illegal discrimination. In addition, you'll learn guidelines to prevent unintentional discrimination when hiring, promoting and terminating employees.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Discrimination
  • Discrimination Defined
  • Proving Illegal Discrimination
  • Protected Characteristics
  • Preventing Discrimination
  • Hiring
  • Promoting and Terminating
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace

Description

Drug and alcohol abuse not only impacts efficiency and productivity, but it also increases health care costs, absenteeism and conflicts amongst employees. During this program, you'll learn how to identify substance abuse by employees. You'll also learn regulations for drug testing and employee privacy rights. In addition, you'll learn how to maintain a drug- and alcohol-free workplace.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse at Work
  • Drug Testing
  • Testing Regulations
  • Disability Law Issues
  • Your Role as a Manager
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Family and Medical Leave Act as of 2009

Description

This course explains the basic requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and its expansion in January of 2009.

Objectives

  • Identify FMLA requirements
  • Describe reasons for FMLA leave
  • Explain how to arrange for FMLA leave
  • Identify health coverage during FMLA leave
  • Describe returning to work after FMLA leave
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Family and Medical Leave Act

Description

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law, enacted by Congress in 1993 to assist employees in balancing their personal and family lives with the demands of the workplace. During this program, you'll learn about the coverage and conditions under the FMLA and examine how to resolve FMLA issues. In addition, you'll learn the rights of employees and employers granted under the FMLA.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • FMLA Coverage
  • Reasons for Leave
  • Arranging for Leave
  • Health Coverage
  • Returning to the Workplace
  • State Law
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): FLSA & State Wage-Hour Law

Description

The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, is the federal law that governs workplace wages and hours, requiring strict compliance by employers. Along with state wage-hour laws, the FLSA makes up the body of law that must be followed by each employer. During this program, you'll learn the limitation of coverage under the FLSA and how employees are treated depending on position or level. You'll also learn the pay requirements and applicability of the FLSA, and how to make important payroll choices. In addition, you'll learn the FLSA requirements for documenting hours and wages of your employees.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • FLSA & State Wage-Hour Law
  • FLSA Coverage
  • Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees
  • FLSA Pay Requirements
  • Making Payroll Choices
  • Record Keeping
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Freedom of Religion in the Workplace

Description

Freedom of religion is a fundamental principle in this country, and exercising that freedom in everyday life includes the workplace. During this program, you'll learn the definition of religious discrimination and harassment. You'll also learn how to accommodate religious beliefs and the limits on accommodation obligations. In addition, you'll learn your role as a manager and what you can do to avoid religious discrimination and harassment.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Religious Harassment
  • Reasonable Accommodation
  • Undue Hardship
  • Your Role as Manager
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Freedom of Speech in the Workplace

Description

You might think your employees are free to say anything they want within the workplace. However, the right to free speech is limited in the private workplace. During this program, you'll learn the constitutional protections for public employees and the limits on free speech rights. In addition, you'll learn the differing rights of public and private employees.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Freedom of Speech in the Workplace
  • The First Amendment
  • Free Speech in the Public Workplace
  • Free Speech in the Private Workplace
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Legal Guidelines for Interviewing

Description

Asking candidates fair and challenging questions can make or break the interview process. Not only can improper questions make you miss out on talented candidates but they can also be illegal. During this program, you'll learn the three principles to keeping interviews within legal boundaries. You'll also learn what can and cannot be asked when interviewing, as well as other legal issues regarding the interview process.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Legal Guidelines for Interviewing
  • Guiding Principles
  • Things to Avoid
  • Protected Characteristics
  • Other Legal Issues
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Preventing Sexual Harassment - Manager Version

Description

Do you know the legally required management procedures to follow when a harassment complaint is made? During this program, you'll learn the conditions under which liabilities for harassment can occur and the elements of an effective harassment policy. You'll also gain an awareness of the correct procedures to implement when complaints arise.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • The Claimant
  • Unwelcome Sexual Harassment
  • Internal Complaint Procedure
  • Consensual Relationships
  • Implementing Complaint Procedures
  • Conducting an Investigation
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Respecting Employees' Individual Rights

Description

Even though most states are employment-at-will territories, employees do have rights in the workplace that are guaranteed by law. During this program, you'll learn how company policies are essential tools for preventing trouble in the workplace. You'll also learn employees' rights to inspect their personnel files and other laws regarding employees' rights. In addition, you'll learn employers' rights to monitor their employees as regards sexual harassment and discrimination.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Respecting Employees' Individual Rights
  • Company Policies
  • Employee Access to Personnel Files
  • Employee Monitoring
  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
  • Other Employee Rights
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Top Ten Ways for a Manager to Stay Out of Jail

Description

The workplace is becoming increasingly complex with many federal and state laws protecting the rights of employees. As a manager, you need to be aware of these laws in order to effectively and legally manage your employees. During this program, you'll learn the top ten issues to keep in mind while interacting with your employees. You'll also learn tips on how to deal with these issues and stay on the right side of the law.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Top Ten Ways for a Manager to Stay Out of Jail
  • Offer Letter
  • FMLA and ADA
  • Exempt and Non-exempt Employees
  • Respect Employee Privacy
  • Provide Training
  • Prevent Harassment
  • Avoid Discrimination
  • Termination Letters
  • Document Performance Problems
  • Conduct Performance Reviews
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Working Wounded: Preventing Lawsuits

Description

Behind most lawsuits are problems that could have been avoided. Watch as Bob Rosner, founder and syndicated columnist of Working Wounded, discusses how you can help prevent company lawsuits.

Managing Within the Law (Videos): Wrongful Termination

Description

With every discipline or termination decision, you're at risk of a lawsuit. In some cases, you may even be at risk if you fail to fire someone. During this program, you'll learn the restrictions involved in termination. You'll also learn about liability, just cause and the importance of communication. In addition, you'll learn what is meant by progressive discipline and due process, as well as what to consider and what to avoid during the termination decision.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment at Will
  • Restrictions and Exceptions
  • Communication
  • Liability and Just Cause
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Termination Decision
  • Summary
Managing Within the Law (Videos): Wrongful Termination (Presentation Style)

Description

With every termination decision, you're at risk of a lawsuit. In some cases, you may even be at risk if you fail to fire someone. During this program, you'll learn the restrictions and exceptions involved during the termination process and how to avoid liability by demonstrating just cause. In addition, you'll learn about progressive discipline and due process, as well as what to consider when deciding to terminate an employee.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment At Will
  • Termination
  • Liability and Just Cause
  • Communication
  • Progressive Discipline
  • The Termination Decision
  • Summary

 

 

 

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