This webinar provides an overview of the use of background checks during the hiring process – what are they typically and why are they used by employers. The Presentation will also discuss the potential discriminatory disparate impact the use of criminal background checks may have on applicant pools. New trends in the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws, particularly by the Equal Employment Opportunity ..
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII. Women affected by pregnancy or related conditions must be treated in the same manner as other applicants or employees who are similar in their ability or inability to w..
Suppose one or more of your employees has taken a leave of absence, and your company or department is buckling under the added stress - and you suspect that one or more of those employees may be taking advantage, and may not really be in need of family or medical leave – or may even not be entitled to it. What if one or more of your employees ask for intermittent leave? Administration of continuous leave ca..
Any HR professional knows that a major part of their responsibility is keeping the company’s personnel files organized – for many legal reasons, but also it helps to keep your operations go smoothly. Just as important, it helps keep you organized so you won’t derail or become distracted during your already busy day.This course will give you a framework for your recordkeeping and employee-related retention s..
Employee morale is more important than you may think because it has a direct impact on productivity and profitability. When employee morale is high, employees are happier, more engaged and the quality of work produced increases significantly which allow companies to be more profitable. When morale is low there is a ripple effect and the result is a less productive work environment with higher levels of stre..
Every manager complains about their employees’ performance problems at some point in their career. Over the years, I’ve come to look at the challenge of problem performance a little differently. What I have come to accept is poor performance takes two players; the manager and the employee. And while it is always easier to focus our attention on the latter we must look at our own contributions to the perform..
2018 brought California a variety of updated employment laws. This is a primer to new California employment law and an update to changes to the existing laws for 2018. Among the various topics will be updates to the Fair Pay Act and a brief summary of new rules regarding background checks, and wage and hour laws. There will also be a brief discussion of the federal immigration laws as they are being applied..
Bad attitudes, jealousy, and disruptive behavior will sabotage morale, lower self-esteem while reducing teamwork and productivity. When toxic behavior infects an organization at any level, managers may be tempted to ignore it or give in, absolutely the wrong thing to do, and tolerating it is not a solution.This session will show you how to neutralize gossip and put a system in place to ensure it does not re..
The threats and risks from human resource management issues are increasing. No longer measured in only fines, penalties, and awards for non-compliance, human resource management affects keys business metrics, including the organization’s valuation and credit rating. Further, improper human resource management can significantly reduce managerial prerogatives, and seriously damage the organization’s reputatio..
This webinar will cover the tax compliance for employee business expense reimbursements under both accountable and non-accountable employee business expense plans. Accountable plans allow the employer to exclude expense reimbursement from employee wages. Accountable reimbursement plans have strict documentation and recordkeeping requirements and require timely reporting and return of excess reimburseme..
In the workplace, you might think that being accountable means you're the one who gets blamed when things go wrong. In fact, accountability is about helping people to take responsibility for their obligations.It's up to you to make sure your team knows what they are supposed to do and that they have what they need to get the job done. This webinar gives you the tools to hold your employees accountable and c..
ADA Accommodation and Compliance: What should the Process between Employer and Employee should look like?
This webinar explores the issue of what should the process be between employer and employee when trying to accommodate individuals with disabilities while complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. All companies, employees, and applicants for employment that want to learn about who is covered under The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended (ADAAA) by should attend this webinar to o..
Human resource professionals are entrusted with keeping employees medical records confidential. There are many related but different federal laws that have medical record confidentiality provisions. What is a medical record under one law may not be a medical record under another law. To fully comply one needs to be not just familiar with but proficient with the various employment laws and the need for medic..
Every time we try to affect how other people think, behave or decide, we are trying to influence them. Influence is the application of power to accomplish a specific purpose. it’s how you leverage your strengths and manage your negative potentials so you realize greater success in life. In this webinar, you will learn how to build your influence in business interactions.Almost everyone we come into con..
Research indicates that most teams are afraid to engage in the conflict that is necessary for optimal success. In this webinar, I will discuss the reasons behind this phenomenon, how leaders can promote an environment where even the most introverted members will feel free to participate, and other ways to stimulate healthy debate, and I will explain how to manage conflict for the benefit of your team’s effe..