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Minimizing the Risk of Employment-Related Lawsuits, Part 2

Part 2 of the 2-part training program "Minimizing the Risk of Employment-Related Lawsuits". This part focuses on avoiding discrimination claims associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and retaliation.

Minimizing the Risk of Employment-Related Lawsuits, Part 1

Part 1 of the 2 part training program "Minimizing the Risk of Employment-Related Lawsuits". This part identifies some of the most common mistakes managers/supervisors make in their day-to-day activities that can lead to employment discrimination lawsuits and provides proven strategies for avoiding those pitfalls.

Workplace Violence & Active Shooter Preparedness

According to the FBI, between the years 2000 and 2016 there were 220 active shooter incidents in the United States resulting in 1,486 casualties. When you add to that number the fact that there are more than two million reports of workplace assaults every year, you can see why workplace violence prevention and active shooter preparedness are becoming essential safety/emergency response training programs for employers and their employees.

Workplace Harassment – Federal Law Compliance Module for Employers – Employee Training

This video is designed to familiarize employees with what is and is not appropriate conduct in today's workplace. It works toward a basic understanding of the interpersonal and legal issues underlying employer and employee responsibilities to prevent workplace harassment. Use of this program is intended only for employers located in states that do not have their own specific state-mandated harassment training requirements.

Investigating Employee Misconduct

Investigating employee misconduct is not something that any manager knows how to do instinctively. Too often, the investigation itself becomes the center of disputes that can result in expensive discrimination claims and lawsuits. Learn an easy-to-follow process for performing a full, thorough, prompt and unbiased investigation; doing away with myths and misconceptions about what managers can and cannot do during an investigation and what conclusions they can lawfully reach.

Independent Contractors: The Dangers of Misclassification

Many employers mistakenly believe that if they have a written service contract with an individual that the individual is automatically not an employee. Independent contractor misclassification continues to be a major concern for federal and state government officials. These officials believe that these misclassifications are causing their agencies to lose significant tax revenue. Consequently, they are joining forces to crackdown on this perceived problem. Learn how to avoid the potential civil (and even criminal) penalties associated with misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor.
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